Impeachment in the US

Since the inauguration, some people have been screaming for the big I. Impeachment. So let’s put a little context around impeachment in the US. One Very Important Thing First Impeachment is a process where a legislative body formally charges a high ranking government official. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO NOTE that impeachment does not mean […]

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Trump, Russia, and the FBI

It’s everywhere. All the time. The greatest feud since the Hatfields and McCoys. Trump and the FBI. Admittedly, I needed a lot of context to get a grasp on the intricate in’s and out’s of this political soap opera. I’ve tried to trim it down to just a little context (since that’s the name of […]

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Facebook and Your Data

Chances are in the last few weeks you’ve considered deleting your Facebook, or you know someone who has. We’ve seen memes of Mark Zuckerberg surrounded by cameras and people demanding to know more about their data privacy. So it’s easy to wonder, how in the world did we get here? A Few Words About Data […]

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American Trade and Tariffs

Ok. I’m very well aware that US trade policy is not the most exciting thing to talk about, but holy crap is it important. Given that headlines are all about potential trade wars, it’s worth it to take some time and get a little context on the situation. Quick disclosure: I am completely useless when […]

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The Great Gun Debate

Guns in America. That statement alone probably ignites some kind of emotion in you. Both sides of this debate are fired up, but sometimes it helps to take a step back, open your eyes, and gain just a little context. Full disclosure about moi: I support the Second Amendment, but I’m also 5000% terrified of […]

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Guantanamo Bay

Ok real quick – this article is not meant to be an in-depth assessment, but enough background to give you just a little context around Guantanamo Bay. First thing I had to learn was how to spell it. Now I know – when in doubt, just use an “A.” Where is Guantanamo? Guantanamo Bay is […]

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