• Lisa Dunn in Politics

    Surprise! Donald Trump's Government Is The Most Male-Dominated In Decades

    Surprise! Donald Trump's Government Is The Most Male-Dominated In Decades

    Despite President Donald Trump's occasional assurances that he has a “tremendous respect” for women, the proof is in the pudding. In news that will surprise no one, an analysis of the Trump administration shows it is overwhelmingly male, The Guardian reported on Sept. 21. And the few women in the Trump administration are members of the most male-dominated federal […]
  • Lisa Dunn in News

    You're Not Crazy — The 2017 Hurricane Season Has Been Particularly Bad, And Here's Why

    You're Not Crazy — The 2017 Hurricane Season Has Been Particularly Bad, And Here's Why

    Harvey flooded Houston. Irma, the strongest Atlantic hurricane in recorded history, ravaged the Caribbean and Florida. Jose is creeping up on New England. And now Maria has left a path of destruction in the Caribbean, even wiping out power to the entire island of Puerto Rico. You're not imagining it — this hurricane season is […]
  • Lisa Dunn in Politics

    Investigation Into Russian Election Meddling Might Finally Be Touching Trump Directly

    Investigation Into Russian Election Meddling Might Finally Be Touching Trump Directly

    Special counsel Robert Mueller has made a new request relating to the Russia investigation, and this time, it seems directly related to the president. The Russia investigation's request for documents about Donald Trump's actions is the closest the investigation has come to directly touching Trump, as far as we know. According to The New York Times, Mueller has requested […]
  • Lisa Dunn in Social News

    Hurricane Harvey Halloween Costumes Are Really Not OK, And Here's Why

    Hurricane Harvey Halloween Costumes Are Really Not OK, And Here's Why

    While some lament the end of summer, others — like me — welcome the crisp air that fall brings. Those first cool days tell of great things to come: pumpkin picking, the special kind of quiet that descends on cold Sunday mornings, wool socks, great feasts, and, of course, Halloween. Halloween is an event: the official kick-off of […]
  • Lisa Dunn in Politics

    Barack Obama Slammed GOP's Health Care Bill: It Would Cause “Real Human Suffering”

    Barack Obama Slammed GOP's Health Care Bill: It Would Cause “Real Human Suffering”

    In a speech at the Gates Foundation's Goalkeepers event on Sept. 20, former President Barack Obama discussed community activism and human rights, both nationally and globally. While the tenor of the speech was largely positive, Obama spoke about the Republicans' Graham-Cassidy health care bill — the latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — […]
  • Lisa Dunn in News

    Terrifying Videos Capture The Deadly Mexico Earthquake That Killed At Least 149

    Terrifying Videos Capture The Deadly Mexico Earthquake That Killed At Least 149

    Earlier today, Sept. 19, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked central Mexico, including the 20 million-resident capital, Mexico City. Videos and photos of the earthquake in Mexico give some idea of the devastation, but the story will continue to develop as Mexico takes stock of the full extent of the damage in the coming days and weeks. As […]
  • Lisa Dunn in Politics

    Melania Trump Is Not Happy About Those English Class Billboards With Her Face

    Melania Trump Is Not Happy About Those English Class Billboards With Her Face

    Američki Institut promises small groups and native speakers at their English learning institute in Zagreb, Croatia. They recently drove home the benefits of learning English with a photo of Slovenia-born First Lady of the United States Melania Trump. “Just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English,” the billboard reads. Funny? Not to […]
  • Lisa Dunn in News

    Hurricane Maria's Path Towards Florida Is Too Close For Comfort After Irma

    Hurricane Maria's Path Towards Florida Is Too Close For Comfort After Irma

    Hurricane season has been absolutely punishing this year, and it's far from over. First, there was Hurricane Harvey, which devastated Houston and left the city under water. Then Irma, which ravaged the Caribbean and Florida. Jose missed the southern U.S. but is treading water off the northeastern coast and could bring flooding and riptides. Now, […]
  • Lisa Dunn in News

    Florida Is Looking Out For Yet Another Hurricane That Might Head Its Way

    Florida Is Looking Out For Yet Another Hurricane That Might Head Its Way

    The latest storm raging in the Atlantic, Hurricane Jose, may be headed for Florida. The storm has been on a rather wonky path, ping-ponging and looping this way and that due to a lack of pressure to push it in any one direction. Though Jose has slowly weakened to tropical storm status, USA Today reports that Jose […]
  • Lisa Dunn in Politics

    Trump Bonds With Florida Man Asking Where Obama Was During “The Last Hurricane”

    Trump Bonds With Florida Man Asking Where Obama Was During “The Last Hurricane”

    Earlier on Thursday, Sept. 14, during a visit to Florida to survey damage from Hurricane Irma, President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania, and Vice President Mike Pence handed out food to victims. During the visit, Trump got chummy with one of the gentlemen in line. After exchanging a few words, he asked the man to share […]
  • Lisa Dunn in Politics

    Ivanka Trump Says She Doesn't Criticize Dad Because She's “Part Of A Team”

    Ivanka Trump Says She Doesn't Criticize Dad Because She's “Part Of A Team”

    In a rare interview with Financial Times published on Sept. 14, Ivanka Trump said that critics have “unrealistic expectations” of her relationship with President Donald Trump and that she doesn't criticize her father because she's “part of a team.” Despite the fact that daughter Trump is an official adviser to her father and famously positioned herself during […]
  • Lisa Dunn in Social News

    Nun With A Chainsaw Is The Face Of Hurricane Irma Cleanup And Twitter Loves It

    Nun With A Chainsaw Is The Face Of Hurricane Irma Cleanup And Twitter Loves It

    Hurricane Irma roared through the Caribbean and southern Florida only days ago, and several states are still feeling the storm's wrath. There are still flood warnings, and the death toll continues to rise. But a video of a nun cleaning Hurricane Irma debris with a chainsaw is giving people hope in an otherwise dismal situation. […]