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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

Political Earthquake In Illinois Rattles GOP, Spells Disaster in 2018

April 4 was an excellent day for Illinois Democrats. Democratic candidates won seats in unexpected places, from township supervisor to town councils, in traditionally strong Republican regions. The Illinois victories are another indicator that the GOP may find itself struggling in the 2018 congressional elections. Dan Kovats, Executive Director of the Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s … Continued


“Family Values” Governor of Alabama Resigns over Sex Scandal

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley agreed to resign from office and never hold public office again. The deal he reached also required him to plead guilty to two misdemeanors, repay misused state funds, and complete community service. He will avoid felony charges as a result of the deal. “The time has come for me to look … Continued


Schwarzenegger Blasts Trump Over Kids

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger took President Donald Trump to task for his budget plan, specifically for the cuts to after-school programs. Trump has proposed cutting the $1.2 billion that funds the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant program as part of the 13.5% cut in the education budget. “Why would he do that?” Schwarzenegger said. “Why … Continued


Trump Approval Rating Plunges, but News Even Worse for Bannon and Spicer

The latest Quinnipiac University national poll shows that President Donald Trump’s job approval ratings continue to fall. His most prominent associates in the administration, Stephen Bannon and Sean Spicer, are faring even worse. “President Donald Trump continues to struggle, even among his most loyal supporters. Many of them would be hard pressed to see even … Continued


Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly Just Lost Two Big Sponsors

Two major sponsors of The O’Reilly Report have pulled their ads from the show. The move follows the news that Bill O’Reilly and Fox News have paid out millions of dollars to settle sexual harassment lawsuits against the host of the network’s most popular show. On Sunday, The New York Times published a lengthy and … Continued


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