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.


So Much for Leaving: Russia Takes Over Syria’s Oil, Gas

  • Sam Mire
  • Feb 16, 2018 10:00AM

We now know why Russia is in Syria: oil. But the conflict with America over the war-torn nation's future has only begun.

Turkey’s Bully President Picks a Fight with America

  • Sam Mire
  • Feb 15, 2018 10:00AM

Turkey's president has subjugated his own people, his neighbors, and the world's diplomats. But does he really want to pick a fight with the biggest bully of all?

Let's Give Trump's Harvest Box A Chance

  • Sam Mire
  • Feb 14, 2018 10:00AM

The Trump Harvest Box has been promised as a healthier, more convenient option for SNAP recipients and a boon for taxpayers. There's merit in that, but still, financial and logistical questions remain.

Iraq Propaganda Guru Says Trump Setting Path To Iran Next

  • Sam Mire
  • Feb 9, 2018 10:00AM

Iran and Iraq are different in terms of geopolitical power. But that is exactly why we have to pay close attention to how rhetoric being used prior to the Iraq War compares to words being levied against Iran today.

First Pentagon Audit Shows $800 Million Unaccounted For

  • Sam Mire
  • Feb 6, 2018 11:57AM

Just one wing of the Department of Defense lost $800 million, which can only make you wonder just how much is unaccounted for in the entire Pentagon's books.

How is Stockton, CA’s Take on UBI Not Welfare?

  • Sam Mire
  • Feb 4, 2018 10:16AM

Welfare is one thing and UBI is another, so why is Stockton, CA getting things so confused?

FISA Memo Means the FBI and DOJ Face a Swarm of Litigation

  • Sam Mire
  • Feb 2, 2018 3:06PM

The memo is what it was cracked up to be: a thorough indictment of past and current FBI and DOJ leadership that can be fairly categorized as unprecedented corruption and political weaponization.

State of the Union: Poison or Pride? Depends Who You Ask

  • Sam Mire
  • Jan 31, 2018 10:26AM

Depending on who you ask, the 2018 State of the Union address was either 'sweet-tasting candy with poison in it' or a deft combination of past accomplishments, future agendas, and poignant emotion. It's just a matter of point of view, really.

Heroic B’more Cops Rob, Profile, Revolutionize Policing

  • Sam Mire
  • Jan 31, 2018 10:00AM

In your city you might consider the tactics used by certain Baltimore PD officers 'dirty' or 'corrupt' or 'illegal'. In Baltimore, we call them good police work, easily explained.

Oxford Says Women Can’t Handle Time, Inadvertently Helps Men

  • Sam Mire
  • Jan 27, 2018 10:00AM

Oxford University deemed time as too stressful for women to handle, so they gave them more. But it was men's scores who improved proportionally. How can it be?


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