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The Fight Is On

Well, he was sworn in. It's official. Donald Trump is the new president of the United States and I don't know whether to scream in anger or crumble into a lump of anxiety. Maybe I'll do both, who knows?

What I do know is that we're in for an infuriating and scary four years. He's already trying to erase all the progress we've made as a country. The healthcare, civil rights,LGBT,climate change, and poverty sections were removed from the White House website. Apparently those issues mean nothing to our new leader. How lovely...

If that's not an omen of bad things to come, I don't know what is. And to think, people are asking that we give this man a chance. He's already made it clear that he's coming after free speech. Telling news organizations to "keep their mouths shut" and trying to take away the right to protest. He's making it his personal mission to ban Muslims from entering the country. Well, the one's that he's not in …

What Has America Done?

So, on the 20th of January 2017 Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the new president of the United States of America. Let that sink in for moment. Just feel the dread, the panic, the discomfort of that. If you don't feel those things in relation to this turn of events, I think it's safe to say that you're either extremely ignorant of the world around you or you're a knowing sexist, Islamophobic, homophobic, xenophobic, racist jerk. Point blank. I hate to be so blunt but I have to. Either you don't know or you do and you don't care because you wanted to bring chaos to not only our country but the rest of the world because of your personal hang ups with people who aren't like you.

I can do nothing but shake my head and shed a tear not only for myself but for the billions of people who will be affected by this dark time in history. It's really startling when you realize just how much hate there is in this world. Like, before I knew, but now I really know.…