Author: Sheldon Chimilio

Opinion: The Wounded Officer Recovery Act

The Wounded Officer Recovery Act of 2017 as been signed by President Donald Trump on August 4, 2017. It is an act that was put into place that requires the Capitol Police Board to make payments from the United States Capitol Police Memorial Fund to employees of the United States Capitol Police who have suffered serious injuries or have been killed while on the line of duty. The incident that set the whole idea of this bill to be passed was the congressional baseball shooting that happened this summer. On June 14, 2017 a republican team practice was taking...

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Bharara vs. Trump

In recent months since Trump has been in the white house a large number of people operating the white house have been let go due to Trump’s irrational behavior, policies, and decision-making. It is so sad that Trump is such a horrible president that no one is willing to work with him. Preet Bharara who is the former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, was appointed to his position in 2009 by former President Barack Obama. Bharara was considered to be known as one of the highest-profile federal prosecutors and his aggressive personality did well...

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Florida Gives New Lethal Drug to Death Row Inmate

The Florida Department of corrections has been putting people to death for over 40 years. Over 1400 inmates have been put to rest in the United States since the death penalty has been in existence. Inmates sentenced to death row have been put to death in many different ways whether it  be through hanging, gas chamber, firing squad, electrocution, or the most popular form lethal injection.  For the first time in over 18 months, the Florida department of corrections executed an inmate by giving him a dose of a new lethal injection drug that had not been used in...

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One year into Russian Investigation

It is one year into the investigation of President Donald Trump’s aides being tied to the Russians during his 2016 presidential campaign. After a whole 365 days, the evidence against Trump and his allies being tied with the Russians is piling up and bringing Trump and his pals closer to where they need to be – behind bars. The investigation is moving a step forward as the Feds look into the financial ties with Trump and his associates with the Russians. It brings them closer to get insight on how deeply involved both sides were with each other during...

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2018 Budget Plan of Disaster

The Trump administration has released a budget plan that proposes an idea of how the country’s money will be spent and how revenue should be generated throughout the next decade.  It has provided insight on where the Republican Party’s priorities are regarding spending, and on where they think the money should be best spent. The plan would increase costs for our country’s defense and infrastructure- yes, that does mean the wall. Government agencies such as The Department of Homeland Security, Defense, and Veterans Affairs will all see an increase of spending and funding with the new proposed budget plan...

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