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Only following orders

The party in power has taken no interest in protecting democracy, not that this is remotely surprising given the context of the partisan status quo. Republicans have backed their own interests in the race and stacked the deck further in Read More...

The news you want to hear

The eyes of the world are upon Trump, and everyone condemns his actions—opposition is fierce among experts and the populace alike. Well, that is what the news would have you believe. If you are reading this article you are likely … Read More...

GOP legislators hate Obamacare because they hate Obama

This year’s election is a repudiation of the liberal ideology. The recently retired president has become the incarnation of socialism and despotism in the minds of many voters. As the vision of all that is evil, Obama’s legacy is under … Read More...

Why you should not protest Trump

A reactionary, leftist movement has arisen in response to the election of Trump, and rioting has ensued as protest. This election response from the public is not unprecedented, as many disillusioned voters took to the streets in the wake of … Read More...

Dewey defeats Truman

We will not go gentle into the night—because we will be dragged there screaming by an orange Oompa-Loompa and his congressional henchmen.

To the chagrin of the pundits and pollsters, anything is possible. When it came to predicting the president, … Read More...

The free speech double standard

Cartoon by Julianna Scionti.

Social politics is an ever-swinging pendulum—the more it rises on the left side, the greater its tendency to be pulled back by the right. We are currently experiencing a feed-forward polarization of political thought, but for … Read More...

An open letter to former Trump voters

This election has recently evoked the Flight 93 allegory: We are on the hijacked plane destined for the capital building. We can storm the cockpit and still probably die, or sit back and await our fiery deaths.

If we accept … Read More...

What can my country do for me?

Things that are certain: death, taxes and now thanks to a government near you, lawsuits. It seems a litigious society with an ever-expanding appetite for court may have opened Pandora’s box. The recent Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) … Read More...

To vote or not to vote?

Cartoon by Julianna Scionti

Cartoon by Julianna Scionti

This election cycle has brought about a wave of political vitriol and polarization; jingoism and nativism confront the corrupt status quo. In the wake of this political mess, many well-meaning students have absolved themselves of the … Read More...

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