#NeverAgain

While flipping through the major news outlets tonight, I stumbled upon an interview on MSNBC with two students from Parkland, Florida. I was immediately struck by these two young women and the message they are sending out into the world.

#NeverAgain is a movement born in Parkland as a response to the most recent school shootings to plague the United States. The students in Parkland have been very vocal since the shooting last week and are organizing a march in Washington, D.C.

This isn’t the first that I’d heard of these students, as a matter of fact, one of these young women tweeted the President last week and I was extremely impressed with her composure. This is, however, the first that I had heard that the students were organizing. How fantastic?!

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The Memo

Over the last few weeks, the news has been flooded with a lot of discussion surrounding a memo that Republican congressmen, Devin Nunes, authored and spread around Congress which claims to have proof that would discredit the FBI and DOJ in their handling of the investigations into President Trump’s campaign and Russia.

The president unclassified the information in this memo today and it was released to the public. In short, the memo reads a little like a “burn book” and is full of information already known to the public with very little context and a lot of things missing. It also drags the Clinton campaign and Obama administration back into the mix.

Greedily, I wanted to read it. I wanted to read what has had everyone up in arms for weeks. I wanted to know the secrets that were classified. Upon reading the memo, I was disappointed and amused.

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