Baxter: The Keystone XL Pipeline: What is it about?

Effective today, January 18, 2012, the Obama administration killed hundreds, perhaps thousands of jobs for the American people. What a sad state of affairs! We have a president who “campaigned” on job promotion but refuses to give the jobs to the people. Our economy currently is still in decline, and people need jobs more than ever. With this rejection, Obama essentially gave the job-hunters false hope.

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Baxter: Occupy Wall Street

Dozens of news reports everyday shows tear gas in Oakland, police arrest protestors in Atlanta, and signage across the world. What on earth is the Occupy Wall Street movement about? Why are their protests making headline news?

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Baxter: I will Not Cry Over October 5th

October 5th, 2011 was a sad day. A super-sad day. It was day that Sarah Palin decided not to run for president. It was definitely a I-must-not-throw-up-in-public kind of super-sad day, especially since I was helping host a student government function as first-year class president (at this current time, I blame my “Breaking News” app on my iPhone that alerted me to this travesty).

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Baxter: Lies

Lie, noun. (1)an intentionally false statement, (2)used with reference to a situation involving deception or founded on a mistaken impression (from the New Oxford American Dictionary)

Lies.  Deception. Miscommunication. The words most often describes a politician. Those words should never be up there. It is unfortunate that politicians sometimes live up to those words, because being in higher office presiding over We the People can be tough and a long job.

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Baxter: Remembering the Seals, Even though Our President isn’t

While completing a rescue mission in Kabul, Afghanistan, 25 Navy Seals were killed, most of whom were a part of the elite Team Six, the group that killed Osama bin Laden. We mourn for the families of these brave people, who died fighting for their country.

But while We the People, and even the media, have acknowledged what happened, one person has not. Continue reading