My dear readers, this issue of The Free Weekly will be my last as editor.
I’m kayaking in whitewater rapids of alternative facts. I’m waterlogged by Mar-a-Lago.
It was thrilling to be in the room, and seeing democracy — even though it was ugly at times — in action was both a privilege and an honor to be a part of.
It’s been about two weeks of President Donald Trump, and we’ve already experienced an international embarrassment with an immigration ban on passengers from seven Muslim-majority countries that had to be blocked by the Judicial branch.
As we enter into the unknown with Congress voting on repealing the Affordable Care Act without any mention of a replacement plan, it seems as if the country is screaming its dissent in a vacuum.
The age of public mistrust of the media and a post-facts society is officially upon us, and our President-Elect is its mascot.
We’re living through some bizarro-world history right now.
On behalf of The Free Weekly, I want to say we see you, we hear you, and we support you and your cause.
In the last presidential election in 2012, 56.6 percent of all voting-age Americans participated in the election. That’s pretty dismal.
I wanted to use my column space here to break some of these ballot issues down and discuss what’s going to vote.