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About Aileen Wagner

Aileen Wagner employs her love of words as a writer and editor. She is the owner of Walnut Bend Creative, and spends her time working on everything from textbooks to narratives to research presentations.She lives with her family in Columbus, Ohio. You can connect with her at walnutbendcreative.wordpress.com or via Walnut Bend Creative on Facebook.

Articles by Aileen Wagner

New Approval Ratings Bear Terrible News for Trump

President Donald Trump’s approval ratings just keep falling. The latest Quinnipiac University national poll, released yesterday, shows that more Americans disapprove of Trump and fewer approve of the job he is doing as president. The polling was conducted from May 4-9, so the numbers do not yet reflect the full fall out of the Comey firing and of … Continued


Reactions Swift, Harsh over Comey Firing

President Donald Trump earned criticism and questions after last night’s surprise firing of FBI Director James Comey. Republican reactions were more mixed than those coming from political commentators and Democrats, but still included calls for an independent investigation. John McCain used the occasion to continue his calls for a special prosecutor. “While the President has … Continued


Sally Yates Demolished Two GOP Senators Who Came for Her

Sally Yates could give a masterclass in how to testify before the Senate. The former Acting Attorney General faced the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday to discuss Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election. In the face of questions about her actions, Yates calmly and coolly schooled Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, who seemed committed to … Continued


Obamas Step Up with Personal Donation Pledge

The people of Chicago’s South Side will benefit from the generosity of Barack and Michelle Obama. The former president and first lady announced that they will donate $2 million to summer jobs programs for the youth of Chicago. At an event at the South Shore Cultural Center, Barack Obama said, “One of the things that … Continued


Things Just Got Worse for Kim Davis

Yesterday, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that lawsuits against Kim Davis could proceed. The decision overturned a lower court that had thrown out three lawsuits filed by same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses by the county clerk. Kim Davis became a right-wing figurehead when she refused to issue marriage licenses in Rowan … Continued


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