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Rouse and Revolt’s billboard compares President Trump to Hitler

The advertisement was placed on billboard Wednesday. Screenshot image.

Jacqueline Morales

October 5, 2017

Rouse and Revolt, a business in downtown Chico, was forced to take down its advertising billboard Thursday morning after receiving criticism for comparing President Trump to Adolf Hilter. The billboard was located at the intersection of East 3rd Avenue and Mangrove above Liberty Income Tax. The tax business ...

Finding Rationality in Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

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Grayson Boyer

August 22, 2017

In the American mind, North Korea is an almost romanticized conception of Orwellian government control and ruthless dictatorship. Americans picture an insane leader with a handful of nukes and the capacity to blow the entire Earth into nuclear winter. The reality is somewhat murkier, with a calculating, ra...

Trump should go green

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Roberto Fonseca

April 21, 2017

Get your medical cards because Trump is aiming his focus at recreational marijuana, according to his press secretary Sean Spicer in his Feb. 24 speech. Trump has been staunch on his disapproval of the use of recreational marijuana and wants law enforcement to agents to enforce federal marijuana laws ...

Trump is creating distractions

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Susan Whaley

March 29, 2017

It’s a normal day when President Trump expresses his troubles and promotes his policies on both of his Twitter accounts. Except on March 4, Donald Trump went to a new level, claiming that former president Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential election.Despite the fact that Trump has no evidence to support his accusations, his actions affect the Amer...

Chico shouldn’t support sanctuary cities

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Roberto Fonseca

March 15, 2017

Sanctuary cities have been a huge talking point since Donald Trump has been in office. President Trump signed an executive order that would cut federal funding from sanctuary cities. The recent vote by Chico to not become a sanctuary city sparked protests at the Chico City Plaza. We should not...

Reformation needed for executive orders

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Roberto Fonseca

February 27, 2017

Executive orders have been highly questioned over the years as to whether or not they are constitutional.Although executive powers are covered in Article II, Section 1 of the constitution, the process itself does not follow the proper protocol commanded in the document. There is no need for approval from the Senate or the House of Representatives, making the law of checks and b...

America inching toward Civil War

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Roberto Fonseca and Nicole Henson

February 23, 2017

It’s been something that should have been in the back of American’s heads since Hillary and President Donald Trump were both nominated as the primary candidates to become the President of the United States. How much closer to a civil war are we?If Bernie Sanders had won the democratic nomination,...

Liberals promote fascism

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Roberto Fonseca

February 17, 2017

It's been a long three weeks since Donald Trump was inaugurated, and I've never seen a country so angry. The things people are saying and doing are things that are entirely new to the political sphere. The media's coverage of Trump and the explosion of social media in the last five years has great...

Sports in Trump’s America

Marc Wilson

February 15, 2017

For those who love to experience the thrills and disappointments of a game, where we watch it from is a temple. The couch serves as a temporary escape from problems outside the game. It is one of the few places where people of all nationalities, races and religions come together. The election of Pre...

Obama trumped the media

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Susan Whaley

February 15, 2017

History seems to be forgotten rather quickly when it comes to American politics. When it comes to Barack Obama, America may have the fastest onset of short term memory loss. Obama may not have publicly waged a war on the media, such as our new president, but he avoided, criticized and tried to persecute ...

Stand with Trump

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Roberto Fonseca

February 7, 2017

Donald Trump is our president, whether we like it or not. Wanting him to fail is not in our best interest.Those blinded by their hatred for Trump either don't want to look for factual information on some of his good ideas or are choosing to turn a blind eye. Even when people acknowledge that he brings a new view on current issues, they're too riddle...

Trump’s cabinet rejects ideas

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Susan Whaley

January 25, 2017

It isn't just Hillary supporters who reject Donald Trump's policies.Trump won the keys to the White House with bold claims of torture, immigration, climate change, terrorism and foreign politics. The "greater America" that Trump is aiming for might never come to fruition, as his own cabinet stands in his way.This is the best outcome for a Trump presidency; people around him, in powerful government positions who disagree with him.The most recent nominee to break ...

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