Sam Mire


Sam Mire is a freelance writer with a niche in current global and domestic events as well as technology. He has penned self and ghost-written pieces published in USA Today, Western Journalism, Tampa Bay Times, Tallahassee Democrat, and Sunshine State News. A graduate of the University of South Florida, he has a Bachelor’s degree in journalism. Sam covers both domestic American politics and US foreign policy for TrigTent.


Freshly-Trimmed Dodd-Frank Can Now Be Tailored Toward Its Intended Targets

  • Sam Mire
  • May 24, 2018 10:00AM

Many feel that preventing another Great Recession is nearly impossible. That dark saga in American banking and economics cannot be rationale to cast a regulatory blanket over all banks, big and small, indefinitely.

Newark’s ‘Citizen Virtual Patrol’ Makes Citizens Into Cops

  • Sam Mire
  • May 23, 2018 10:00AM

Newark Mayor Baraka once said “When I become mayor, we all become mayor.” Perhaps what he meant was, “When I become mayor, you all become policemen”.

MBS: Self-Made, Self-Paid, but is He Truly Benevolent?

  • Sam Mire
  • May 20, 2018 10:12AM

The mixing of Saudi government dealings and business has always meant a greater chance of corrupt practices, and many do not see the crown prince’s profiting from government-backed business dealings with foreign companies as the ‘crackdown on corruption’ which he has promised.

Today in Baltimore: Murder Spike, Top Cop Not Filing His Taxes

  • Sam Mire
  • May 15, 2018 10:04AM

We now have a new chapter in the storybook of ironically, uniquely Baltimore true legends, courtesy of none other than the city’s Police Commissioner, Darryl De Sousa.

As Tesla Hemorrhages Cash, Musk Blusters

  • Sam Mire
  • May 13, 2018 10:25AM

Whether this is the beginning of the end of Tesla’s glory days, if not its pre-bankruptcy existence (not to prematurely plant the company’s headstone), it’s apparent that Tesla has more critics today than it has ever had.

Egypt’s el-Sisi is Encroaching on Dictator Status

  • Sam Mire
  • May 11, 2018 9:41AM

If el-Sisi’s government does not show tangible results in terms of improving the lives of Egyptians, he could find himself the next former general to be ousted by an ambitious military leader who decides his time is up.

John Kerry Is Putting In Work Trying To Save The Iran Deal

  • Sam Mire
  • May 8, 2018 10:03AM

No, John Kerry isn’t Secretary of State anymore. But that hasn’t stopped him from engaging in what the Boston Globe dubs “shadow diplomacy”.

Sanders’ Gov’t Jobs-for-All Plan Stinks On Basically Every Level

  • Sam Mire
  • Apr 28, 2018 10:00AM

Does Bernie Sanders really think that more bureaucracy and national debt is the answer to the opioid and mental health crises? Surely, even he can’t be so naïve.

Explanation for NK Suspending Nuke Tests: They Blew a Hole in Their Test Mountain

  • Sam Mire
  • Apr 27, 2018 10:00AM

There was a good reason for Kim agreeing to abandon his nukes, and it has nothing to do with diplomacy.

Armenian Leader Resigns Amid Nationwide Furor

  • Sam Mire
  • Apr 24, 2018 10:00AM

Critics of the “Velvet Revolution”, as it has been dubbed, point out a common thread between similar revolutions in recent history: the alleged injection of outside influence potentially undermining the authenticity of anti-regime protests.