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About Dane Styler

Dane is a comics writer-editor and screenwriter who lives in San Diego. He has a M.A. in Mythology Studies and Cultural Psychology, and writes on pop culture, politics, social issues, science and technology, education, and news.

Articles by Dane Styler

Trump’s Interior Department Proposes Rollback of Offshore Oil Safety Rules

In the latest of a spree of anti-regulatory repeals of Obama era legislation, President Donald Trump and his administration are preparing to roll back offshore drilling rules put in place after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Bloomberg reports. The 2010 explosion of an oil drilling rig owned by British Petroleum (BP) in the Gulf of Mexico killed … Continued


WATCH: Video of American ISIS Militant Abu Salih al-Amriki Calling for Violence on U.S. Soil

ISIS Militant Abu-Salih a-Amriki appeared in a new propaganda video on Wednesday, sponsored by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), telling Jihadis living in the United States to use the country’s lenient gun laws to carry out mass shootings on American soil. https://twitter.com/kev_Sanjaya/status/946210882845110272 The supposedly bearded American Isis fighter, identified in the video as “Abu Salih al-Amriki,” … Continued


READ: Salt Lake Tribune Calls on Senator Orrin Hatch to Retire

Just as he did with the wildly unpopular GOP tax bill that President Donald Trump signed into law last week, Utah Senator Orrin Hatch overlooked the fine print when he shared on Twitter that he is “grateful” to be honored by The Salt Lake Tribune as “Utahn of the Year.” While the Tribune gives the designation to … Continued


Governor Ricardo Rosselló Vows to Rally Puerto Ricans Around the U.S. to Vote Against Republicans in 2018

In the wake of Republican tax bill passage, Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló is vowing to rally Puerto Ricans residing in states across the country, all 5.3 million of them, to vote against Republicans in the midterm elections next year. His plan to mobilize mainland Puerto Ricans to shake up the political landscape is in direct response … Continued


Donald Trump Threatens to Cut Aid to Countries That Vote Against the U.S. on Jerusalem

President Donald Trump threatens to cut off aid to any and all countries that vote in favor of a draft resolution before the United Nations, which calls for the United States to withdraw its decision to recognize the religiously-divided city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. On Wednesday, Trump spoke to reporters at the White House: “They … Continued


Shelly Simonds Wins Virginia House of Delegates Recount by 1 Vote

In a historical legislative recount, Democrat Shelly Simonds wins the 94th district seat in the Commonwealth of Virginia’s House of Delegates seat by one vote, providing a civics lesson in why every vote matters. According to The Washington Post, the final tally was 11,608 votes for Simonds, and 11,607 votes for Republican Delegate David Yancey. In the initial count, … Continued


Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Halt Detained Immigrant Girl’s Abortion

Just as federal officials accepted defeat in trying to prevent one undocumented immigrant teen from terminating her pregnancy, the Trump administration turned around and asked the Supreme Court on Monday to block the abortion of another teenage immigrant currently in custody. This request was made despite a federal judge issuing a temporary restraining order, forcing … Continued


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