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November 24, 2017

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The 51st State Conundrum: Puerto Rico & Washington D.C.

A heavily indebted, mismanaged, and overlooked economy entrapped within the deadly headlock of its richer neighbor and asserted “motherland”, Puerto Rico finds itself sinking further into a true crisis. One that the folks in D.C. aren’t concerned about because, frankly, we don’t compare Puerto Rico to “true American soil” regardless of the territory being locked into a forced monetary union.

Super Tuesday Results

Super Tuesday is mostly composed of conservative-based states. Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia all have a Republican foundation, even on the moderate Democratic side. They also outweigh the benefits given off by more liberal and progressive states, such as Colorado, Minnesota, and especially Vermont. Let me say this right now: Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee. But…despite popular claims, we could see changes in the Democratic primaries if things go the right way for Bernie Sanders.

Michigan vs Ohio: The Toledo War

Today, Ohio and Michigan are known as one of the biggest and best rivalries in American football. While fans may think of this sport as war, these two states were on the verge of bloodshed only two centuries ago.