Angela Morabito

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Angela Morabito writes about politics, media, ethics, and culture at Bear2theRight.com. She holds both a Bachelor's and Master's degree from Georgetown University, and has appeared on On the Record with Greta van Susteren as well as Cavuto: Coast to Coast.

Articles From Angela

Poll: Under Trump, America’s forgotten youth feel hope

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The phrase “Trump Country” has become synonymous with rust belt towns and rural communities left behind by the global economy. But now, these places have hope – and that hope is strongest in young people. Echelon Insights has conducted in-depth surveys in “Trump country,” which they define in two ways: “’Trump Flip’ counties, having voted in […]

Student building database to report professors’ “microaggressions”

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A student at Wellesley College is building a database of professors who commit perceived “microaggressions,” such as using pronouns other than the ones preferred by a student. The information in the database is crowdsourced, meaning that it relies on students to submit faculty evaluations. Is this a Rate My Professors kind of resource for students, […]

Data: Millennials aren’t cutting cable, they love Fox News

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New consumer research data upends the theory that millennials were killing the cable industry. One genre is keeping us glued to our televisions, and it’s not what you might think. Turns out, young adults love cable news – especially Fox News. The New York Post reports that Fox News has the highest number of millennials […]

Jennifer Garner is quietly working with Republicans to end childhood poverty

Actress Jennifer Garner is one of the few Hollywood stars actually putting their platforms to good use. (Photo via AP)

While tabloid rumors swirl around Jennifer Garner, she is hard at work on a high-drama project over two thousand miles away from her home in Los Angeles. Her co-stars? Republicans in Congress. The actress testified before the House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies subcommittee on March 16th in her role as […]

Europe’s right-wing rise fueled by millennials: Why not America?

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) seems to be closing the door of the conservative movement to racial, ethnic, and religious minorities with his latest comments. Why? (Photo via AP)

In contrast to the American right-of-center, the European right is far younger, and far more populist. Trump trailed Clinton by 18 points among millennials in the 2016 election, but young voters are overwhelmingly supporting statist right-wing politicians in 2017 races in Europe. This is already changing the political landscape. The European Court of Justice, the […]

Snapchat’s millennial shareholders lose big

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Young people’s use of Snapchat drove the app’s parent company, Snap, Inc., to an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange that was valued at a market cap of $33 billion. That puts it in league with Marriott and Target, larger than Twitter but still far smaller than Facebook, according to CNBC. Snap’s […]

Ryan’s Obamacare replacement won’t satisfy millennials’ modern healthcare needs

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Millennials interact with the health care system much differently than our predecessors. The average young adult uses the health care system very sparingly, in part because we are young and generally healthy, but also because we tend to skip preventative care. This is not because we don’t care about our well-being; it’s because health care […]

Where are millennials choosing to live? It may change the political map.

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If you’re paying high rent for a tiny flat in a big city, it might be hard to believe – but the first millennials are buying houses, and not where you might think. We’re heading to the suburbs in search of affordable properties, to escape the high rents charged in cities. The San Diego Tribune […]

Jennifer Garner: An “unlikely ally” for Trump

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Donald Trump finally has a liberal A-lister who wants to work with him, even if the celebrity is not wholly supportive of the new president’s policy agenda. Jennifer Garner is taking on Capitol Hill as part of her efforts supporting children’s issues in underserved parts of the country. The actress, who grew up in Charleston, […]

Trump’s regulation cuts will help millennials thrive: Cut these 5 first

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President Trump’s latest executive order directs each and every federal agency to designate an in-house regulatory reform task force. Those task forces will have 60 days to create teams of officers charged with diving into the vast library of federal regulations. In 90 days, the Trump Administration expects a status report from each team. Trump […]

Scarlett Johansson says monogamy not ‘natural.’ Is she right?

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  Scarlett Johansson is making waves for her recent comments about marriage.  “I don’t think it’s natural to be a monogamous person,” the 32-year-old superstar told Playboy magazine. “I might be skewered for that, but I think it’s work. It’s a lot of work.” ScarJo knows a thing or two about marriage. She was married […]

No, millennials are not the “least entrepreneurial generation”

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Entrepreneurship in the 21st century has become nearly synonymous with tech startups and the gig economy. Tech startups and the gig economy are powered by millennials. A new piece in Fortune turns this idea on its head. “Millennials are Actually the Least Entrepreneurial Generation” posits that young adults don’t start businesses at nearly the rate […]

Grammy celebs weren’t afraid to get political this year

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For the first time since the 18th century, America is once again ruled by a British queen. Her name is Adele, and last night she became the first artist to ever to sweep all three major awards (album, record, and song of the year) twice. Geopolitical ramifications of Queen Adele notwithstanding, this year’s Grammy’s weren’t […]

Are the Trumps not allowed to defend brands from political attacks?

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Ivanka Trump’s fashion brand is under fire, and President Trump is fighting back against the major retailers who have chosen to drop the label and no longer sell its accessories, shoes, and clothing. Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus both cut ties with Ivanka Trump’s company this week. Ivanka has stayed mum on the matter thus far, […]

Poll: Millennial approval of Trump has dipped since Election Day

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The nation is two weeks into the Trump-Pence administration, and the early reviews are in: Millennials are none too pleased with President Trump. Gallup polling shows that only 33 percent of American adults ages 18-to-29 approve of the new President’s job performance. He fares slightly better among all American adults, with an approval rating of […]

Budweiser goes political with new Super Bowl ad [VIDEO]

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“You don’t look like you’re from around here.” This short, hostile sentence brings the big-name Super Bowl ad that already has everyone talking. The commercials we’ll see on Sunday are almost as hotly anticipated as the game itself. Access to the nation’s largest audience doesn’t come cheap: Brands pay at least $5 million dollars for 30 […]

Calexit: A solution for angry young voters?

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A new movement called “Yes California Independence” is pushing to get a secession measure on the Golden State’s 2018 ballots. The movement has deployed about 7,000 volunteers to collect the roughly 600,000 signatures necessary to get the measure on ballots. Current trends suggest that petitioners will hit that threshold in advance of the July 25th […]

No Time, Trump isn’t “putting the screws to millennials”

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The very first week of President Donald Trump’s administration has been nothing if not busy. Trump signed four executive orders and a slew of memoranda, covering a range of topics from the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to the Trans-Pacific Partnership and yes, that famous border wall. A TIME Magazine reporter says that two of the lesser-known […]

Trump orders federal government hiring freeze

From left, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, National Trade Council adviser Peter Navarro, Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, policy adviser Stephen Miller, and chief strategist Steve Bannon watch as President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Want a job in the federal government? Getting there might be tougher than you think. One of President Trump’s first actions in office was signing an Executive Memorandum to halt hiring in parts of the federal government. The military is exempt from this order and can continue their hiring processes as planned. The memorandum reads, […]

Meet the ACAlternatives: Your potential Obamacare replacements

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Days before taking office, President-Elect Donald Trump is offering additional clues about how he intends to replace Obamacare following the widely-anticipated repeal. “We’re going to have insurance for everybody. There was a philosophy in some circles that if you can’t pay for it, you don’t get it,” he told the Washington Post. “That’s not going […]