It’s quite fitting that a debate involving the Confederate Flag, a symbol the meaning of which nobody can agree on, is startinging to invoke fears of a second civil war. But obviously, the political discourse of America is much more complicated than whether or not the “Stars and Bars” is a racist symbol. Instead, depending […]Read more "The Denome’s Advocate: How Not to Start a Civil War"
In a rather unsurprising turn of events, President Trump turned his focus this week off of the war on the media and instead on what the White House has described as “a different group of communists”: North Korea. The leader of the reclusive nation, Kim Jong-Un, has reportedly challenged Trump to a hamburger-eating contest, something […]Read more "(SATIRE) Not on the News: The Week of 8/13/17"
It’s that time of the month again. The time when North Korea again threatens to engage the U.S. in nuclear war, President Trump issues some vague response and North Korea then shows off their latest technological progress towards making a nuclear weapon that can reach the U.S. This time around, however, U.S. officials have determined […]Read more "The Denome’s Advocate: Time For the U.S. to Become Pacifist"
As the violent and bloody war on the media continues, journalists in newsrooms across the nation huddled in terror on Friday as Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened a bombardment of subpoena bombs against journalists who published leaked stories. This news came after four were left dead in a newsroom in Washington D.C. after troops loyal […]Read more "(SATIRE) Not on the News: The Week of 8/6/17"
On this day, August 3, 2017, we are 1185 days from the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of 2020. In Layman’s terms, Election Day. Needless to say, that’s a long ways off. A baby born today will be able to talk, maybe even read by the time we go to the polls […]Read more "The Denome’s Advocate: The Dangers of Running for President"
If you follow the news remotely, you probably have already gathered how ridiculous this week has been in the realm of politics. The largest legislative fight in recent memory came to a spectacular close, another faction was defeated in the war for President Trump’s attention and the Democrats … well, they tried to make the […]Read more "(SATIRE) Not on the News: The Week of 7/30/17"
As I have this summer, I woke up today at 8 a.m., rolled out of bed a couple minutes later and grabbed myself some breakfast. Remembering it was Tuesday, as I sat down to my Frosted Flakes, I contemplated what I would write about this week for my non-satire column, being this one. There’s been […]Read more "The Denome’s Advocate: Satire in Today’s Depressing Climate"