Category Archives: The Atlantic

The Atlantic: Opinion- Olgan Khazan: ‘ Why It Was Easier to Be Skinny in the 1980s’

Source:The New Democrat  “There’s a meme aimed at Millennial catharsis called “Old Economy Steve.” It’s a series of pictures of a late-70s teenager, who presumably is now a middle-aged man, that mocks some of the messages Millennials say they hear … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Adam Harris- ‘What’s The Deal With Free College?’

Source:The New Democrat  From Adam Harris: “Every day now, it seems, another Democratic candidate announces his or her 2020 presidential run. Among the most popular ideas these hopefuls campaign for is a tuition-free secondary education. A free-college proposal has practically … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: David Frum- President Trump’s Attorney General: ‘A Flaw in American Democracy’

Source:The New Democrat What President Donald Trump, doesn’t seem to understand, unaware of, or could simply care less ( and that might be putting it lightly ) is that even though he’s the most powerful and ranking officer in his … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Daniela Sherer- It’s Good To Be Rebel

Source: The New Democrat I start off this piece arguing that it’s good to be a rebel, but I would add as long as you’re doing it for the right reasons. For example, I wouldn’t recommend going to a country … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Hannibal Buress- Advice For Comedians

Source: The New Democrat I didn’t get much from Hannibal Buress here as far as advice for comedians, other than that inspiring comedians should just do it. Write down what they think and try to get a job performing or … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: David Frum- ‘When Gun Owners Become Hypocritical Hippies’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I never thought I word here gun owners and hippies, in the the same sentence. Hard to imagine a peace-loving hippie who perhaps the only goal that they have in … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Helen Keller- ‘The Modern Woman Puts Her Husband in The Kitchen- 1932

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat It you were born let’s say yesterday or at the very least have a personality and even intelligence level that makes you seem so young, naive, inexperienced, and innocent that … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Olga Khazan- A Better Way To Argue About Politics

Source:The New Democrat Before I get into what I believe is a better way to argue politics, I want to explain my issues with Olga Khazan’s piece here, because she unintentionally lays out a big problem with American politics which … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Opinion- David Frum: Conservatives Must Save The Republican Party From Itself

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I agree with David Frum’s video here but I would put it differently. American politics works best at least in the past and perhaps now we would be better off … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Opinion- Olga Khazan: The Social Benefits of Swearing

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I’m going to give you an answer to why Americans swear so much at least now in public but also in private as well that is a lot less scientific … Continue reading

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