Sam Mire Writer

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.

Published Content

VW Cops to Drought-Causing Weather Modification in Mexico

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”

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

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

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

Crime-Ridden Brazil is Hemorrhaging its Elites, Who Can’t Escape Blame

Those with money are in prime position to help right the Brazilian ship, but their understandable inclination towards self-preservation, of both themselves and their families, is leading them to seek refuge in Europe and the United States.

Maduro Evades Apparent Drone Hit, Some Question the Narrative

It seems as if somebody has finally had enough of the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, as president Nicolas Maduro was the apparent target of an assassination attempt by drone Saturday night. If there was a drone attack at all, that is.

Portland PD Non-Response Sets Dangerous Yet Necessary Precedent

The Portland Occupy ICE incident is a revealing, concerning view into the reality that even decent policemen have a tendency towards self-preservation.

Qatar Went Black Ops to Secure Tainted World Cup Bid

This is the result you get when borderline-tyrannical regimes are able to prevail and operate heinously in the sunlight due to institutional corruption of sporting bodies.

Study Shows Legal Weed Boosts Property Values, However...

It’s an interesting phenomenon to consider: while crime rates in Colorado and Denver specifically – a city that accounts for 1 in 3 of the state’s homicides – are on the rise, the areas immediately surrounding recreational dispensaries is relatively low.

In Iran, New Regime Leadership Is Critical Consideration

If the Arab Spring taught us anything, it’s this: in a time when the sabers are being thoroughly rattled and the potential for regime change remains a credible threat, what to do in the wake of any upheaval is as important a consideration as the change itself.