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Making History One Vote At A Time

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I wrote this essay for one of my college courses early last year. Since Stacey Abrams is in the fight for Governor of Georgia once again, I wanted to share my perspective of the challenges Stacey Abrams has faced and take a moment to showcase the powerhouse that is Stacey Abrams. April Tapia POLS 155…

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The Homeless Dilemma

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April Tapia Philosophy 6 2/1/2020 THE HOMELESS DILEMMA Joseph Charney, a writer for Pasadena Star-News, wrote an article in December 2019 titled, “Homeless Crimes and its Criminals.” Charney considers homeless people to be dangerous and argues that a toxic mixture of lawlessness, drug use, and mental illness rampant in homeless encampments leads to a disproportionate…

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Accepting That Things Change – Learning To Appreciate The Now

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Change is inevitable. What once was a lively neighborhood where children played tag and held summer neighborhood BBQ’s, is now filled with drab apartment buildings and crumbling streets. The local corner market run by the cute old Asian couple, is now a boutique. Best friends, now acquaintances. Family members gone or moved on. Change from…

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Redefining The Term ‘Florida Man’ – How Congressional Candidate Ken Russell (FL-27) Is Raising The Bar In Social Politics

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The November 2022 midterm elections are fast approaching and all 435 congressional seats are at stake. 35 seats are up for election for the U.S. Senate, as well as 36 gubernatorial seats, Texas being one of the most anticipated races throughout the country. Politicians like Beto O’Rourke and Katie Porter have great social media presence,…

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Realizing That Not Everyone Cares About The World – Why That’s OK And Why It Isn’t

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Before I started actively blogging on this here website of mine, I found myself going absolutely nuts, constantly thinking about all the craziness going on in the world. In the past, I could come home, hunt down my boyfriend, and engage him in conversation about this or that new outrageous event. For the most part,…

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Hi There!

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If you’ve stumbled upon this page and are wondering, who the fuck is April Tapia!?, well that’s me! Who am me? Who am I exactly? Well it’s hard for me to explain, but I always felt that Meredith Brooks summed me up pretty nicely when she said, “I’m a little bit of everything all rolled…

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Child Pregnancy Is A Hard Pill To Swallow

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Its been two weeks and five days since the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v, Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that affirmed the constitutional right to abortion. Since then, anti-abortion states have been rushing to enact their laws limiting or outright striking down abortion rights, ultimately making abortions illegal unless under certain pretenses…

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