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Jeramiah Jordan
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When it comes to health care, the United States has come up short of the standard set by other wealthy nations. Most all wealthy nations have systems of one sort or the other that provide universal health care coverage for its citizens. Unfortunately, the U.S. cannot say the same: A national survey by The Commonwealth Fund found that 12.5 percent of Americans are uninsured, and 43.4 percent are underinsured (i.e. the out-of-pocket expenses of their plans represent major barriers to receiving optimal health care). In a country as wealthy as the United States, this is simply unacceptable. …

They ignore the the impact of history so they can claim cultural superiority.

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There was recently a tragic news story out of Wison, North Carolina that shows quite well the conservative intellectual breakdown in regards to race relations in America. On August 9, 5-year old Cannon Hinnant was enjoying his youthful innocence in front of his family home as he joyfully rode his bike while his two sisters played close by. Cannon was just days away from starting kindergarten when his neighbor, 25-year old Darrius Sessoms, allegedly shot Cannon in the head, killing him. It is unclear what motivated Sessoms to commit this horrific crime.

Sessoms drove away from the scene before police…

The President has called for economic “warriors”. Is he ready to treat us like warriors?

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“The people of our country should think of themselves as warriors. Our country has to open.” — President Trump (May 5, 2020)

Did you hear that America? Your fearless leader, your commander in chief, wants you to think of yourself as a warrior when considering your part in getting the economy back up and running. Just like a military warrior, you should be ready to deliver great self sacrifice for the greater good of your country. …

Jeramiah Jordan

Fitness Pro turned Public Policy and Administration grad student.

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