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.


A New Geneva Convention for the Digital Age is in Order

  • Sam Mire
  • Sep 13, 2018 10:07AM

We’re in the age of digital warfare, so why pretend like we’re still fighting in the trenches?

American Soldiers Keep Dying From Rogue Afghani Inside Attacks

  • Sam Mire
  • Sep 11, 2018 10:24AM

In a nation whose largest cash crop is the opium, it’s fair to characterize the American vision for peace in Afghanistan as a pipe dream.

Africa Has World's Oldest Leaders, but Youngest People. The Result is Chaos.

  • Sam Mire
  • Sep 8, 2018 9:45AM

Nine African presidents are 73 years or older. And, most of these leaders tend towards the outrageously corrupt.

Cracking Down on Opioids Leads to Higher-Dose Prescriptions

  • Sam Mire
  • Aug 30, 2018 10:00AM

When the black market and a national opioid abuse crisis demand legislation, the result is legitimate medical professionals and their patients bearing the brunt of the punishment.

Father Knows Best: Saudi King Steps in To Shelve Foreign Oil IPO

  • Sam Mire
  • Aug 28, 2018 10:03AM

The seemingly out-of-the-blue decision hints at a potential difference of opinion between father and son with respect to Aramco, whether it is merely over the timing of the IPO or a broader vision for the future of the Saudi economy.

Blind Faith: Archbishop Says He Told Pope of Sex Abuse Knowledge

  • Sam Mire
  • Aug 27, 2018 10:00AM

“Even in the tragic affair of McCarrick, Pope Francis’s behavior was no different. He knew from at least June 23, 2013 that McCarrick was a serial predator."

VW Cops to Drought-Causing Weather Modification in Mexico

  • Sam Mire
  • Aug 24, 2018 11:02AM

In response to the public outcry, which claims both cattle and crops have fallen victim to hail-cannon-induced drought, VW officials have vowed to put the hail cannons on manual, instead of automatic mode.

CA Nuclear Site is “Fukushima Waiting to Happen”

  • Sam Mire
  • Aug 18, 2018 9:51AM

Each Holtec container contains 50,000 pounds of nuclear waste, equal to the amount of radiation released during the Chernobyl disaster. Yet, these canisters have undergone no seismic safety tests, and can’t even be inspected safely once they are buried.

Turkey's Erdogan Is Making A Foolish, Anti-American Bet

  • Sam Mire
  • Aug 16, 2018 1:30PM

Despite an economic giant such as China harboring legitimate concerns about their ability to outlast a trade conflict with the United States, Turkey’s egomaniacal president thinks that Turkey – already reeling – can win an economic war.

CATO Study Argues Tax Benefits Of Full Drug Legalization, Doesn't Consider Costs

  • Sam Mire
  • Aug 14, 2018 10:36AM

The argument for full drug legalization seems to make fiscal sense on paper, but it fails to consider where other costs may arise.