Imposing a Tariff on China… Good Idea?

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President-elect Trump has discussed extensively his desire to see China labeled as a currency manipulator, and has repeatedly called for a tariff on “all” Chinese goods. Whether or not that was campaign bluster, or a policy stance his administration will pursue, this is an issue that deserves a look. What is a Tariff? A tariff is simply a tax on …

Minimum Wage and the Fight for $15

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The fight for $15 movement has been getting a lot more notice and got a lot of traction from the popularity of Bernie Sanders this last election cycle. The cause they are undertaking is a socially noble one, with the goal of realizing the original intent of the minimum wage. Plus as humans, we do have an obligation of sorts in …

What is the Secretary of Defense? — Disrupting America

What is the Secretary of Defense?

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The Department of Defense is the most discussed and most difficult department to manage in the United States government.  The mission of the Department of Defense is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country. This definition means an extremely wide ranging set of responsibilities will fall upon whoever is chosen …

First Amendment — Disrupting America

1st Amendment to The United States Constitution

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The 1st Amendment to the United States Constitution is as follows: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. Guess the first country …

The Bill of Rights and The United States Constitution — Disrupting America

The Bill of Rights and The United States Constitution

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The Constitution of the United State of America was simple and to the point. It was created so it could be amended as society grew. Right after the constitution was framed, the Founding Fathers created 10 amendments. Those ten amendments are: 1 — Freedom of Speach, Religion, Press assembly and Petition Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of …