Another letter to President Trump

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Dear President Trump,

I hope this letter find you well and not on a golf course. I’m writing you this letter, again, because I feel like the first letter didn’t really click with you. So, we’re going to try this again and hope that maybe it will help. Let’s be honest, it’s probably won’t but I can try to think positively, right?

I’m just going to come out and say it: You really just need to stop. Do you really need to be such a dick on social media? Just because you don’t agree with things, that doesn’t mean that you have to be such a tool. You don’t really need to comment on every single news story that has your name on it. Just like you don’t need to push the same “story” to try to get people’s attention off of you. You’ve been in the public eye before, you should know what not to do. It’s also ironic that you are pushing this “oh, this is fake new! Don’t trust insert media outlet” and yet, you are the one causing most of the fake news story.

You also need to top throwing tempter tantrums on your social media when things don’t go your way. If life goes the way we wanted, then you wouldn’t be president. I’m sorry, that one was rather harsh. True but harsh. You just got to roll with the punches and move on. Calling people names and blaming others isn’t doing that. It’s rather the opposite, it’s like taking your ball and going home because Jimmy wouldn’t let you be team captain so you say “screw you, let me see you play with came without a ball.” Literally, that is what you are doing. Grow up and move on. It sucks but it’s what we all have to do.

Now, I’m not really sure if you are aware but people are supposed to like the President enough to trust him. Right now, you are very much failing at it like Reality television stars fail at staying relevant in the media after their show is over. Oops, was that too close to home? Anyways, by being a tool and a dick, that’s not getting people to like you. Whether you want to admit it or not, regardless it’s true, your ratings are the worst in history. You are still at a point where you can turn it around. It was will be very hard but you can do it. Just need to let someone else run your twitter and make your staff more likeable. Literally, ¬†no one in your cabinet is likeable. Did you pick them to make yourself more likeable? Was it a “I have an idea and it will be HUUUGGGE! Make my cabinet less likeable that me and then people will be like ‘hey, Trump aint that bad!’?” If that was the plan, then it was a stupid plan.

I could sit here a literally just tell you all the things to make your cabinet needs to improve on but then we would literally be here all day. You have a country to run. All I am saying is that you need to be less of tool, let someone else run your social media, and attempt to make your cabinet more likeable and less like a bunch of assholes that America wants to punch in the face.

Also, Have you thought about making your presidency into a reality show? I all ready wrote up a treatment and it’s pretty much “The OC” meets “West Wing.” Let me know if you are interested, and we’ll see what we can work out.

Have a wonderful day, and please remember: don’t be a tool

Steven Kaufman

P.S. Please tell Putin and Russia I give my regards ūüėČ

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Let’s go build a wall, today

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Donld is right…it’s going to be HUGGGE

Sigh. Looks like we need to talk more about Trump

On Tuesday night, Donald Trump tweeted out the following:

As planned out during his campaign, which I think a lot of us thought he was joking, President Trump and his team, Cirque du Trump, said that he was going to build a legitimate wall separating the United States and Mexico. The kicker is that Mexico is going to pay for it. This has me intrigued and here’s why.

I really want to see why how Trump talks another country into paying for a wall that is pretty much cutting them off from the US. That would take some clever wordplay and psychology-something that Trump isn’t really known for. I also don’t think he realizes how much this wall is going to cost. According to the Telegraph (sorry that I had to outsource), the wall is going to be roughly 1,900 miles and span four states. That’s going be a lot of money. Especially when you take the exchange rate into mind. They are saying that it will be around $8 billion. While that’s not a lot of Trump, that could pretty much bankrupt a country if they aren’t run by Trump.

In his inauguration speech, President Trump said: “We must protect our borders from the ravages of other countries making our products, stealing our companies and destroying our jobs.” So how is building a wall stopping Mexican’s from making our products? It’s not like we are building sometime top-secret that anyone¬†can’t make. They really can’t steal our companies or destroy our jobs either. If you have the Mexican government pay for the wall, won’t they be using their own workforce to build the wall. That will steal jobs from Americans though. Seems like that’s the opposite of what you said.

The real question about the wall is whether it is going to have a food court. Let’s be real: that wall is a tourist attraction. It better has some damn good food. I also want a freaking mall of goods and services. I want to be able to say Hola! and grab some Orange Julius¬†with some amigos with a big wall between us. Is that so hard to ask? It’s going to be HUUUUUGGGGEEE!

If we build a wall to keep Mexico out, then we might as build one for Canada and the merpeople. I thought about the United States needing a wall for Russian but then I remembered¬†about Sarah Palin having it covered by watching them from her compound because she can see them from her backyard. Who needs board control when you have Sarah Palin? Back to Canadians and merpeople. Those pesky and polite Canadians have already taken away jobs with their delicious Tim Hortons. Let’s not forgot about all the talented and attractive Canadian entertainers that have taken jobs from their less talented American counterparts who think they are the next big thing. What else will¬†this talented and polite country take from America, eh?

The merpeople are vicious creatures. Their women are vixens and seduce American men into marriage every day. Did you know that one in five American males is to be seduced by a mermaid every day? I bet you didn’t. Did also you know that one in seven women is to be seduced by a merman?¬†Those¬†are chilling statistics. Ariel seduced Eric just so she can be a legal citizen. Then her people attack the country when her daughter went missing. These are the alternative facts people. We need to act now before American¬†sons/daughters fall for a mermaid/merman and take away a significant other from an American.

All in all, let’s see what becomes of this wall. And if the wall doesn’t happen, we’ll just move Sarah Palin down to the Mexican border to watch over it since Donald Trump seems to be in good with the Vladmir Putin. The Russians are under control. But we need to work fast to stop the merpeople and the polite and pesky Canadians. They are the real danger.

 

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NSYNC vs Backstreet: The Battle for 90s and 00s Supremacy

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Before there was Team Jacob vs Team Edward, Team Paris vs Team Nicole, Team Conan vs Team Leno, and Team Selena vs Team Justin, there was one rivalry that took the hearts of everyone between the ages of 9 – 25 and started the rebirth of the pop music in the late 90s. They were constant featured on MTV (when they still had music on there) and breaking the hearts of the millions of girls.

The Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC ruled the airwaves and all the country as they battled for the title of best boy band. While they never officially stated that there was a rivalry, there was always tension between the two fans. While the backstreet Boys has been named one of the best-selling boy band of all time, the question remains who exactly was the best boy band of the 90s and 00s?

Click here to test your BSB and *NSYNC lyric knowledge

Round 1Backstreet boys released their self-titled d√©but album in August 1997, here in America. This album was released before as 2 albums internationally (Backstreet Boys in May 1996 and Backstreet’s Back also in August 1997). The album sparked six hit single on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

It wasn’t until March 1998 when *NSYNC also released their self-titled d√©but album (May 1997 in Germany),which had four hit single on the Hot 100 charts. Both albums did well on the charts with the albums peaking to number four and number two respectively. *NSYNC sold about 10,750,000 worldwide and Backstreet Boys sold 26,210,334 worldwide (all three albums)

Verdict: Backstreet Boys. While technically their first two albums released internationally before the actually d√©but in America, both albums make up the US album, which is a compilation album but that’s a different story for a different day. Backstreet Boy’s still had two Hot 100 hits than *NSYNC as well.

Round 2 It’s wasn’t until their second album, and being on the same label, that their careers took off and the competition started to really heat up. Backstreet Boys’ “Millennium” album was released in the May 1999. Millennium spawned 4 hit singles (including the mega hit “I Want It That Way”) on the Hot 100 and was number one Billboard’s End-year chart for 1999. *NSYNC released “No String Attached” in March 2000. “No Strings Attached” had three hit singles on the Hot 100 and like Backstreet’s “Millennium”, it was number one on Billboard’s End-year chart for 2000. “No Strings Attached” sold 12,449,301 worldwide while “Millennium” sold 30,000,000 worldwide

Verdict: Backstreet Boys again. While both album are highly considered to be the best pop albums released in their respective decades, *NSYNC sold 17,550,699 less than the Backstreet Boys did.

Round 3 With the success of “Millennium” and “No Strings Attached”, Backstreet and *NSYNC’s third albums was highly anticipated had critics and others wondering if they could capitalize on their second albums success. With that thought in mind, Backstreet Boy’s released “Black & Blue” in November 2000. The album three singles weren’t as successful as “Millennium” singles, only one placed in the top 10, but they were still managed to make the Billboard Hot 100 charts. In July 2001, *NSYNC released “Celebrity” album. “Celebrity” came out eight months after Backstreet’s album. *NSYNC’s singles charted better than their rivals with all three singles placing in the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The album itself sold 5,457,203 worldwide and “Black & Blue” sold 24,000,000.

Verdict: While this shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone, Backstreet Boys. While most fans didn’t like “Black & Blue”, it still managed to outsell “Celebrity”.

Sadly, both *NSYNC and Backstreet Boys took a hiatus after the release of their third albums. *NSYNC never came back together and even Lance Bass stated that the band was over due to Justin Timberlake’s successful solo career. Backstreet Boys returned and released one more album as a Quintet before becoming a quartet when Kevin Richardson left in 2006 in order to “purse other interest” and releasing four more albums (including one where they formed a super group with legendary boy band New Kids on the Block). Kevin returned in 2012 and the band was recently blessed with a star on the hollywood walk of fame and are getting ready to celebrate their 20th anniversary.

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If it was just based off of record sales in America, *NSYNC would have won with them selling 26,000,000 albums and Backstreet Boys selling 18,642,300 albums. The downfall of *NSYNC was the fact that were never able to capture the international market like Backstreet did. This might have been because Backstreet Boys’ released two albums internationally before they released their album in the states while still releasing singles in the states. Here’s a lovely info graphic that will break it down even better!

Who do you think is the better boyband: *NSYNC or Backstreet Boys? Leave your thoughts in a comment below

 

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Shows that should have been left alone: The Powerpuff Girls

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banner popEver hear about a remake of a show you just loved and then you watched it and just thought “That should have been left alone”? Well I did and this is how this article was born. So sit back, relax, and let me explain to why they should have let The Powerpuff Girls alone.

After the Cartoon Network hit ended back in 2005, the wonderful country that brought you Sailor Moon, Pok√©mon, and YuGiOh! thought it would be a magical idea to make the show into an anime called¬†Demashita! Powerpuff Girls Z!¬†The show set the girls in New Townsville, or Tokyo City if you are watching the Japanese version.¬†Professor Utonium and his son,¬†Ken Kitazawa, were trying to stop a bunch of icebergs from freezing the city due to a major ecological disaster . So Ken thought it would be a good to shoot some Chemical Z, the next evolution of Chemical X, at it the iceberg which ended up sending a bunch of “Z waves” into the city. This hit three normal girls (Momoko, Miyako and Kaoru)¬†and let them transform into “The Powerpuff Girls Z”. It also hit the Utonium Family’s robotic pet named “Poochi” gained the ability to talk and such but that really isn’t important. The “Z Waves” also created the villains¬†like Mojo Jojo, Him, etc. The three girls, who never knew each before this, became friends and banded together to protect¬†New Townsville.The personalities of the characters are the same as their original counterparts and they stick to the¬†story lines like The Rowdyruff Boys storyline.

This anime wouldn’t have been as horrible if it wasn’t for the fact that they changed so much and pretty much ruined the concept of it. Granted,They changed it¬†to fit with the type of anime it was and to feel¬†like the Super Sentai and Kamen Raider series that are extremely popular ¬†in Japan, but it would have been still as good if they were to stick with the original concept. I do like that the girls are older than what they were in the original series. It adds more to the storyline because there is only so much you can do with kindergartener before you would run out with ideas. But with 13-year-old girls in the 8th grade, you could do way more and make the storylines more in-depth (Something, you think they would have taken advantage of).

The main problem with this show is that they changed so much of it and it just didn’t seem like The Powerpuff Girls we grew up knowing and loving. The way they presented it was also extremely bad. The original show was clever and witty for it being on Cartoon Network, but this show is more childish than anything else. I could go on and on about how bad this anime was but I think that there is an english dub version and it’s been aired everywhere but the United States of America says a lot. Even the creator of the original, Craig McCracken, wasn’t¬†involved in the¬†production(it probably would have rocked then if he was).

They even made a Manga of the original series was created¬†in 2004 and it stuck the original¬†story lines¬†and acted more like an add-on to the original series. This would have been better than this anime. Maybe I’m just an angry fan but I don’t think I’m alone in saying that Demashita!¬†Powerpuff¬†Girls Z! was just a major disappointment in something that could have amazed the world.¬†

So for the first time, Japan has ruined an American Series instead of the other way around.

Have a show like this that shouldn’t have been remade or don’t agree with this article? leave it in a comment below!