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United States-Iran Standoff

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The newest conflict between Iran and the United States has roots to a long simmering distrust between the two countries. This situation is not that different than past disputes except Iran has shown an increasing effort to kill Americans and cause disruption to U.S. presence in the Middle East. In the span of one month, the U.S. Embassy was attacked which resulted in a targeted drone strike on an Iranian terrorist, but the retaliation did not stop there. Iran’s inaccurate airstrikes on U.S. stationed troops resulted in a plane accident. These chronological events have brought the world to question: what will the future relationship of the U.S. and Iran look like, and will there be another retaliation?

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Impeachment Inquiry against President Trump

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This has been a fascinating year filled with surprises in the United States, and the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump is certainly a highlight. On Sept. 24, Nancy Pelosi, the leader of the Democratic Party in the House of Representatives of Congress, announced the beginning of an official impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. This is only the fourth time Congress has gone through with this type of inquiry with a United States President. AP Government teacher Chris Yoder said, “The other three presidents who seriously faced impeachment include Andrew Johnson, who came one vote short of removal in the Senate, Richard Nixon, who resigned before the impeachment process in the House was over, and Bill Clinton who was impeached but not voted out of office in the Senate.” Keep Reading

Grinds My Gears

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Sam Schmitt:

When I see Beau Blanton in the hall and I see him waving and I think it’s to me, so I wave back but really it’s to someone else and I realize he doesn’t actually love me so I cry myself to sleep… that grinds my gears a good bit.”


Harrison Gracey:

“What really grinds my gears is when you try to get a Powerade, but the machine spits out water… it ruins my day.”

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Georgia Citizens Prepare for Election

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A month before elections, Georgia citizens are involved doing several things: putting yard signs of candidates out in the yard, setting up voting registration, and advertising for their preferred candidate.

The previous election for the House of Representatives was on November 2016 which means there will be an election this year since representatives only have two-year terms. Elections for the House of Representatives will be occurring not just in Georgia, but across the nation.

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