Manchester's Defiance in the Face of Violence

Katy Preen
in Culture

This morning I woke up to the news that there had been a terrorist attack in my home city. It seemed unreal, like it was almost a dream. The last time that I woke up from what I thought was a lucid dr...

When America Played The Trump Card The United States Lost

Dr. Williams
in Culture

Who would have thought that at the beginning of last year's Presidential Primaries, Donald Trump would go on to become the President. In retrospect, too many Americans failed to heed the warning signs...

Dear Mr. Trump...

Mickey Finn
in Culture

Dear Mr. Trump, I want to pity you, I really do. However, I have no idea what you thought the outcome of your candidacy would be. Your scorn and derision for President Obama are simply being repaid, i...

Dear Donald... Remember History?

Christina St-Jean
in Culture

Mr. President; Not that long ago, you said that you had the "absolute right" to share the intelligence you gleaned from certain sources with the Russians. Ever hear of Lord Acton? Well, you're living ...

Dear Donald...

Cole Henry
in Culture

Dear Donald, Most of us had high hopes when you were elected. We expected you to "drain the swamp" and Make America Great Again, but instead of making your campaign promises come true you have created...

Don't Touch Me

Janine Addison
in Humor

Hehhehehehe. Yes that is giggling and it will continue to be giggling. When 45 got elected, there were many close ups of the new First Lady and one face that was especially telling was when he turned around after smiling at her and she went back totally at least looking very upset. Now whether she was or not, only she is going to know. What it did show however is that body language is a muthafucka. Disdain and hatred cannot be hidden and though our faces and our tones may be better at controllin...

Dear Donald...

Michael Eric Ross
in Culture

I’ve been blogging about you forever, it seems, on and off, even before the campaign that has landed you, inexplicably, in the White House. The fruition of your 2016 campaign has propelled you into an...

Dear Donald...

Sophie Heller
in Culture

...Do you mind if I call you that? I’ve never been much of a “political person” which I think explains why I’m following the events of the past few months so closely. Rather than politics, I feel like...

Dear Donald... You're A Nightmare

Brittany McSorley
in Culture

Jesus Elizabeth Christ, Donald Trump. I barely know where to start. When I decided to write this open letter, I was overwhelmed by the magnitude of what I wanted to say. And while I know a silent woma...

Introducing "Dear Donald"

The Swamp Staff
in Culture

Introducing "Dear Donald", the first collection for The Swamp community. Submit your open letters to Donald Trump, the President of the United States. Love him or hate him, your voice needs to be hear...

Dear Donald… It’s Okay, I Feel Scared Sometimes Too

Gareth Johnson
in Culture

Mr President, I know you’ve got a lot on your plate at the minute. I’ve never thought of the Presidency of the United States as being an easy job, but I’m sure the reality of what’s required must be f...