Author Archives: Nate

Scott Pruitt Is Gone

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Scott Pruitt is gone and I am talking about on this episode of Excuse My Politics. I also talk about my favorite new democrat and the importance of State Houses in this upcoming election. Make sure you are Subscribed on Itunes or Stitcher and start being the change.    

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A Lesson To Be Learned

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On this week’s episode, I am talking about Justices Kennedy’s retirement and what to do next. Plus break down the exciting newcomer to the democratic party and it’s Thursday so there is a speech of the week in the end. Make sure to subscribe in Itunes and Stitcher to keep up with the change

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The Trump Pull Out

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On this episode of Excuse My Politics I dive into Trump pulling out of talks with North Korea, the ongoing crisis in Puerto Rico, A rumble in Congress, and NFL owners caving to Donald Trump. Plus its Thursday so I have your speech of the week at the end. Remember to subscribe to Excuse My Politics on Itunes or Stitcher to keep up

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A Big Nothing Burger

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On this week’s Excuse My Politics I talk about the ridiculous response to the Correspondents Dinner, the imploding Trump tax cut, and new crazy around the Iran Deal. It’s Thursday though, so to stick around for the speech of the week to get you to the weekend.    

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Top Five NFL QB Draft Prospects​

NFL quarterback draft

We are one day away from the NFL draft, so what’s one more top five going to hurt? Here are my top five-quarterback prospects (they are not listed in the order I think they will get drafted). Josh Rosen- Day One Quarterback If you are looking for a quarterback that can step in day one and play at an NFL

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The Babys Going For The Knife

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Check out the latest episode of Excuse My Politics. I talk about Puerto Rico’s recent power outage, Mike Pence, and Amazon’s immoral behavior, plus the republicans failure to protect Mueller. It’s also Thursday so I have a motivational speech at the end to get you to the weekend. Make sure to subscribe and be the change. You can find Excuse My

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Lamar Jackson Is No Wide Receiver

Quarterback Lamar Jackson at NFL combine

Former Colt’s G.M. and ESPN Analyst, Bill Polian started one of the all-time dumbest sports takes. Should Lamar Jackson switch to wide receiver? The first go-round with this nonsensical opinion set the sports talk world on fire and generated so much push back that his decision to double down makes you wonder if Bill hit his head or is something

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Bye Felicia

Congressman Paul Ryan discussing retirement

In 1999, a 28-year-old man named Paul Ryan strolled into Washington D.C. as the newly elected representative of  Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district. After two decades of working tirelessly to strip poor people of the resources designed to help them pull themselves up by their bootstraps, so he could make the rich richer. He has decided to call it quits. House Speaker

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A Breakdown Of Five Terrible Anti-Gun Control Arguments​

As American’s, we often find ourselves glued to our T.V. sets and phones trying to process yet another mass shooting. America has managed to become the undisputed world leader in this category, and that is not something you want to be known for. Thirty-one percent of all mass murders happen in American even though we only make up five percent

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Backing The Bullies

Women’s shelters have served as a safe haven for victims of domestic abuse in this country for more than forty years and the Violence Against Women’s Act of 1994 solidified the nation’s commitment to improving the adjudication and community response to domestic violence. So how is it that we find ourselves in the twenty-first century with a White House and

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Beyond The Bumper Stickers

If you, like me, are sick to death of all the vitriol and divisiveness of the discourse around such topics as immigration and sexual harassment, you may find relief in turning your attention to a noncontroversial subject upon which all Americans agree.  I am speaking, of course, about abortion. January 22 marked the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe

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ICE IS RUNNING WILD

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is out of control. They are emboldened by an administration with no clear rules of engagement, that cares more about the perception of being tough on immigration than they do about the lives they are ruining. We saw a rise in deportations during the Obama Presidency. His administration was responsible for deporting more

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Nunes is That Dumb

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This Liberal is back in action bring Excuse My Politics to you on new days! Today’s episode I am discussing the release of the Nunes memo, introducing a new segment about FOX News, and talking about the Republican objective. Make sure you subscribe to stay up to date.  https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/excuse-my-politics/id1334533376?mt=2   Here is the link as promised on the Nunes Memo: https://www.politico.com/story/2018/02/02/full-text-nunes-memo-fbi-transcript-385057

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Tom Brady Is The Ultimate Hype Man

    Tom Brady is gearing up to take on the Eagles and has decided to make every Patriots fan want to run through a wall for this team.  It’s not enough for Brady to be the greatest quarterback of all-time and own records like most regular-season road wins, postseason touchdowns, postseason wins, postseason passing yards, Super Bowl MVPs, Super Bowl touchdown passes,

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It’s Time To Be The Change

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  This Liberal is back with an improved second episode. This week I am talking about the Nunes memo moving throw the government, President Trump’s State of The Union, and the purge happening at the State Department. So make sure you subscribe to keep up to date. It’s time to turn the game upside down and be the change.

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Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself Name Is… Joe

  The stage was set last night for President Trump to submit to the American people his vision for the nation. He delivered a pretty conventional Republican message that talked tough on crime and immigration. It was a pretty good night for his supporters. I was less than impressed and will break down my take on the Trump’s State of

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The Champs Are Back

Super Bowl week is finally upon us, and I have to say it feels great. If you can’t get excited about the Super Bowl, then friend, you’re not living your best life. This year, the kings of the north, the New England Patriots are once again reminding everyone who’s the boss. Now the rest of the country is embarking on

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The Cuomo Smackdown​

One of my favorite things in the world is finding a clip of CNN anchor Chris Cuomo laying a smack down on some poor schmuck. This week’s victim was Republican House Representative from Florida Matt Gaetz. Chris Cuomo is a thoroughbred debater and if you don’t come prepared, he will lay waste to you. That’s exactly what happened to Rep.

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Jake Fromm: The Next Great Quarterback​

On New Year’s Day, football fans were treated to one of the greatest Rose Bowl games ever played. Georgia and Oklahoma put on a show that featured some of the best talent college football has to offer. Georgia showed-off its two-headed monster of a backfield that put up a staggering 326 yards of rushing on 25 carries and Oklahoma had

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Democrats: All Talk No Action

Congress is headed for a funding showdown in the new year. Continuing resolutions have extended the budget deadline to January 19. Republicans control the Legislative and Executive branches but need their Democratic colleagues to pass the budget; giving Democrats the political leverage needed to get a deal done on CHIP funding and the Dream Act. The Children’s Health Insurance Program

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The Great American Robbery

The World Wide Web and its predecessor, the Internet is an eighties baby that has grown into a mammoth 4 billion+ of indexed web pages, which for better or worse has forever changed the way we live our lives. Like a thief in the night, The FCC ‘s (Federal Communications Commission) December 14th   vote stripped back the Obama-Era Rule Net Neutrality

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The GOP’S Reverse Robin Hood

Congress is getting ready to rumble over budget funding. The federal government brings in approximately $3.3 trillion in tax revenue yearly, and Congress has nearly as many ideas on how to spend the cash. The Republican-controlled Congress has flipped the script on Robin Hood, proposing massive cuts to federal programs that serve the poor in order to afford tax cuts

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The Kimmel Effect

Political discourse is vital for a healthy democracy, but these are turbulent times for We the People.  Politics has become a contact sport, leaving the conflict-averse to sit on the sidelines. We have seen a spike in activism since the election of President Trump. People are tuning in and turning up to be part of the conversation. No such turn

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The Most Important Hall Of Fame Vote In 2018

If you drive down I-77 in northeast Ohio, you will cruise by the town of Canton, home to the hallowed grounds of the NFL Hall of Fame. A building dedicated to the games’ greatest moments and players to have ever graced a football field. In recent years, the nomination process has become less about players and more about politics. The

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Time To Reevaluate Jameis Winston

Quarterback is the most difficult position in sports and only a few can cut it at the NFL level. All the greats from Tom Brady to Joe Montana had a select set of skills that propelled them to glory. They were the total package—arm talent, work ethic, high football IQs, and most importantly, exceptional leadership. Jameis Winston, the quarterback for

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A Crack in The Shield

In the summer swelter of September, a sudden chill runs down my back and an itchy feeling takes over at the realization that the greatest season of the year is upon me. Football Season has always and will always be my favorite time of year. I am happier, and a little fatter, from September to Super Bowl Sunday. Sadly, I

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More Than Policy: How Trump’s Lack of Empathy Hurts Americans

When you are elected president of the United States of America, you become the protector of all Americans, regardless of party affiliation, social or economic status. The president is tasked with bettering the lives of all Americans, a job which requires a number of traits, like integrity, courage, and empathy to name a few. Empathy is essential to a successful presidency

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American Tragedy: The Political Response to Mass Shootings

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On Sunday, October 1, at 10:08 p.m. in Las Vegas, the gates of hell opened. A madman unleashed a torrent of automatic firepower from his sniper’s nest 32 stories above an unsuspecting crowd of 22,000 country music fans enjoying a night of music on the Las Vegas Strip. Many people, myself included, didn’t learn of the event until Monday morning,

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DACA is the American Ideal

Bolted to the Statue of Liberty is a bronze plaque with a poem written by Emma Lazarus. The poem reads, “Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother

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Hurricane Harvey: A Call to Action

As you are well aware by now, a catastrophic hurricane hit Houston last Friday. The city is still suffering from major flooding, and it will take years for the city to recover from this tragic event. But in the darkest hour, we have seen the American public reaffirm some of our greatest values. The outreach has been amazing. Millions of

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