Editorial

Editorial

Respectful disagreement

Disagreement and discussion are necessary in a democracy. Through argument people are able to understand the views of others and accept the fact that they are not always right. During this time in the U.S., it is easy to encounter people with different points of views, ideas and beliefs. We […]

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Dividing the nations

The real cost of the wall President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Jan. 25 directing the Department of Homeland and Security to start building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. We The Threefold Advocate are against this order, for a few reasons. First, the wall meant to expand […]

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Protect the vulnerable

Healthcare replacement should consider minorities’ needs President Trump began the process for repealing the Affordable Care Act immediately after his inauguration. Little is known about what will replace it, but 18 million Americans may be left uninsured with the repeal of the ACA.  We believe that without a comparable and […]

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America after Trump

  Speak against fear   The United States of America has elected a reality television star as its leader. The racist sentiments of the alt-right have smoldered since Donald Trump uttered the words “build a wall,” and have now spilled over into the American public. There have been reports of […]

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Dakota Pipeline Protests

Discord runs deeper than disagreement In the latest in a series of violent encounters regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline, law enforcement officers and nearly 400 protestors clashed on Sunday, Nov. 20. Demonstrators set fires, and officers fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water at the crowds on a night where […]

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Hold media accountable

Bush’s lewd comments unacceptable Television host Billy Bush was suspended from his job at NBC on October 9 for lewd comments he made in 2005 that recently surfaced with Trump’s presidential campaign. These comments were made prior to an access Hollywood interview with Donald Trump and have recently surfaced wih […]

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VA corruption appalling

    Reformation relies on election results In the last few years, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has been under scrutiny for several serious scandals. Stories of the VA’s incompetence and preventable failures have been strewn across headlines for the past few months, especially because future changes to the VA […]

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Support racial identity

White house proposes new category   The White House proposed to add a new racial category on census forms in 2020 for people from the Middle East and North Africa, according to USAToday. The article said that there are an estimated 3.6 million Arab-Americans in the United States. However, including […]