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The definition is: “In the early 16th century, a quid pro quo was something obtained from an apothecary. That’s because when quid pro quo (New Latin for “something for something”) was first used in English, it referred to the process of substituting one medicine for another — whether intenti…

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We have legislators who are making laws for us and not meeting with us, not talking to us, not sharing their thoughts with us and, most of all, not listening to what our thoughts and concerns are.

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After the election of Trump, people around the country wanted to figure out a way to push back against the policies he was wanting to implement, especially getting rid of Obamacare.

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The New York Times has written a series of articles under the title of: “The 1619 Project, a major initiative from The New York Times observing the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country’s history, understanding 1619 as our true founding, and p…

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There have been two heart-rending stories — one from the Washington Post and one from the New York Times — both talking about the lack of health care in the South, specifically here in Tennessee.

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One of the most recent tweets by Trump was: “The Democrats are getting ZERO work done in Congress. All they are focused on is trying to prove the Mueller Report wrong, the Witch Hunt!”

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Schools now are holding drills to train children in class about what to do if there is someone in their school shooting and killing students and teachers.

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“If those people are too lazy to get off their butts and go fill out a form to register and vote they don’t deserve to vote!”

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Did that scare you? Both Fox News and most conservative writers have been trying to equate socialism to communism because that was the scary word back in the ’50s. They’re trying to resurrect old scary words from the past because back then, they were scary. When Khrushchev, who was the premi…

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The Green New Deal wants to change our economy that is based on mostly fossil fuel into a new, sustainable economy that is environmentally sound, economically viable and socially responsible.

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Since the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, was signed into law in 2010, 31 states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid, extending health care coverage to low-income non-elderly adults.

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I have been accused by my Trump supporting friends of hating our president.

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Last November, the majority of people in our country voted in the midterm elections and flipped 40 congressional seats from Republican to Democrat. Locally in our congressional third district, our Republican congressman was re-elected, but that doesn’t mean that things will remain the same for us.

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Since our third congressional district is considered a gerrymandered district, it might help to understand what gerrymandering means and where it came from.

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The first three words in the Constitution are, WE THE PEOPLE, they are larger than the rest of the words for a reason, larger to stress that the people are most important, out of everything written in that document.

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While attending a training last month, we were asked to tell the story about ourselves and how we became involved in politics. Thinking about all the events in my life and the challenges they presented and the choices I made, several events have helped explain the outcomes for me in the present.

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