America is a country unlike any other, in ways both good and bad. While some of the health issues we’re dealing with are also problems in other parts of the world, some of them seem to be more uniquely American. Our methods of providing healthcare could probably stand to be more efficient, but change is hard, and there’s a ton of resistance built up in the medical and pharmaceutical industries. That said, we do have some of the most advanced medical science in the world. Breakthroughs are still happening here, and that’s encouraging news. We may have trouble deciding how much to charge people... Read More
No matter what way you look at it, it’s plain to see that wealth divides have been worsening for years. In some ways, this is an issue which has always bubbled under the surface. During points in history, such as The Great Depression, wealth inequality came even more to the fore. And, while it’s hard to imagine things reaching those same devastating heights, it’s fair to say that they aren’t great at the moment. So much so, in fact, that The Washington Post recently revealed that the wealthiest 1% now own more of the country’s wealth than in the past 50 years. To put that into perspective,... Read More
The first snowfall of the year and the countdown to Christmas might be exciting, but the colder months are some of the most dangerous in terms of health and safety. From illnesses to accidents on the road, at home, at work and in public it’s important to take care of yourself and take the necessary precautions. Here are a few things to bear in mind.
Temperatures dropping can cause disasters in the home. Pipes can expand and contract which can eventually cause them to weaken and burst, which can lead to extensive flood damage. Avoid this by insulating your pipes, you can... Read More
Kogi news latest events signify that residents of Kogi State can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Kogi State Police notified citizens that the infamous Lukman Issah, a serial killer known to many as Commander, was killed at Obeiba on September 3.
According to police reports, Issah murdered 6 police officers and 19 Christian worshippers before he met his demise at the hands of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.
Police told Kogi State news outlets that Lukman was a ruthless and bloodthirsty arsonist and serial killer. For years, he was a known authority among criminals. He was the... Read More
Next to national security matters — or in some cases ahead of them — immigration issues are top-of-mind everywhere from Wall Street to Main Street. Indeed, it’s virtually impossible to visit a news website without seeing at least a handful of articles — and coming across hundreds, if not thousands of comments — that range from thoughtful, to provocative, to incendiary and probably even illegal.
Now, regardless of whether one calls oneself a conservative, liberal, republican, democrat, traditionalist, reformer, libertarian — or none of the above — there is one thing that (believe it or... Read More
With approximately 43.3 million immigrants currently living in the US, a significant amount of the US’s population isn’t, technically, American. The topic of immigration and immigrants has been batted around the country since before Trump began his campaign. It has only been since his election to President that the feelings towards immigrants have resulted in violence, riots and protests from both sides of the argument.
Hate crimes, based on race and religions rose immediately after Trump's election with over 1,000 crimes committed with bias being reported within a single... Read More
Being arrested for a DUI can be a life-changing event, especially for those who have never been in trouble before. However, the key to getting through this tough time is all in how you deal with the aftermath.
Most people who are facing a court hearing for the first time in their lives have no idea what to do. In fact, many people tend to avoid the situation in hopes it will disappear, or just let it play out and face the consequences as they are handed down.
However, neither of these options is a good idea.
Let’s look at 5 crucial things you should do immediately following... Read More