All posts by James Lakin

I am a reporter for 71 Republic.

Democrats and Republicans Bicke Over Shutdown

Less than a month into 2018 and the government is facing a shutdown for the first time in Trump’s presidency.

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Black Teen Who Committed Hate Crime Against Disabled Boy Receives Probation

James Lakin | CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Last year, our the world was captivated and disgusted by the abhorrent story of a disabled boy who was kidnapped and tortured by 4 Chicago […]

How Internet Trolls Just Beat The Mainstream Media

Recently, 4Chan users began a national campaign to “nuke the reputability of far left campuses and media”. To do so, an anonymous user on the forum based site recruited other […]

Is Our Society Still Racist?

An investigation was conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research whereby resumes of equal qualifications were submitted to various available positions. The research, which was aggregated across a multitude […]

JB Pritzker – A Man For Himself

JB Pritzker, a wealthy Illinois Democrat running for governor, has taken a $230,000 tax deduction off of the 6.2 million dollar mansion he purchased next door to his other mansion. […]

Conservatives in Trouble

Conservatives are currently projected to lose their outright majority in the upcoming election

Sri Lanka Flooding Displaces 500,000

Currently in Sri Lanka, there are 150 dead and over 500,000 displaced as the country  faces potential mudslides and torrential rain. The rains have been the worst in the Indian […]

This Week In Stocks

Gainers & Losers This week retail stocks slumped after almost all of them reporting weakened first quarter earnings. JC Penny(NYSE:JCP) , Macy’s(NYSE:M) , and Sears Holdings(NASDAQ:SHLD) declined the most, losing […]