Holland announces secession from U.S.

  After years of pretending to be a small Netherlandish city within the continental U.S., the Hollanders of Michigan have decided enough is enough and are seceding from the United States. Hollanders are seeking to be permitted as a territory of the Netherlands and enter rule of  Queen Máxima and King Willem Alexander. The monarchy …


Perspectives on the Hill

Over the past week, President Trump’s proposed tariff  plan has begun to take shape. He signed two proclamations that will take effect on March 23. As previously reported,  these proclamations will include the 25 percent tariff on  steel and the additional 10 percent tariff on aluminum.  In the past, tariffs and protectionism have only resulted…


Death toll at 49 in Nepal plane crash

  On Monday, US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211, carrying 67 passengers and four crew,  crashed upon arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal according to  CNN. The accident occurred after the plane had circled Tribhuvan International Airport twice,  waiting for permission to land. As the plane approached the landing strip, it again asked if it was clear, to which…


Trump makes plans to meet Rocket Man

  Both the United States and North Korea have been using South Korea as a means of communication since relations between the nations of the Korean Peninsula sparked throughout the winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. On Thursday, both the White House and South Korea released statements saying that President Trump has accepted Kim Jong Un’s invitation…