Category Archives: Government

Causes of Middle Eastern Protests Misidentified and Misconstrued

Recently, an obscure YouTube film has been tied to numerous and wide-ranging violent protests throughout the Middle East. Lebanon and Pakistan are merely a few of the centers of protest. The real story, however, isn’t what the protesters are doing, … Continue reading

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The 1% vs. 47% on Welfare

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has made (even more) headlines recently after a video surfaced showing him making rather interesting remarks at a fundraiser last May. His statement said something to the effect of how 47% of Americans are not paying … Continue reading

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Romney’s ’47 Percent’ Comment Proves He’s Out of Touch With the American Middle Class

Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney is scrambling to make amends with the American public Tuesday, just hours after nonprofit investigative news magazine “Mother Jones” leaked a video of him at a private Florida fundraiser last May openly expressing his resentment … Continue reading

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The DNC and the RNC: More Obsolete Now Than Ever Before

This week, we find ourselves on the far side of the National Conventions sponsored by the Republicans, then later the Democrats.  Perhaps you had the opportunity to sit down and listen to a few speeches.  Perhaps you only heard reviews … Continue reading

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Rape/Abortion Issue Distracts From Important Similarities Between Obama and Romney

As everyone has probably heard by now, Missouri Representative Todd Akin recently gave Democracts and Obama supporters something to talk about besides Obama’s economic and foreign policy disasters. In an interview with a Missouri TV station, Akin was asked about … Continue reading

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The ‘Right to Life:’ Akin, Romney, the GOP and Abortion

Well, you know, people always want to try to make that as one of those things, well how do you—how do you slice this particularly tough sort of ethical question. First of all, from what I understand from doctors, that’s … Continue reading

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Todd Akin and ‘Legitimate Rape:’ The Controversy in Quotes

By now, most everyone has heard Missouri Congressman Todd Akin’s highly-publicized remarks on abortion and “legitimate rape.” The comments, delivered on local Fox news show “The Jaco Report,” have incurred a wrath of negative backlash from liberals and conservatives alike. … Continue reading

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Trouble in Paradise?: Obama and the Liberal Media

Recently, the traditionally left-leaning publication Newsweek hosted a cover story entitled “Hit the Road, Barack: Why We Need a New President.” Liberal readers of the magazine were noticeably shocked and disappointed at this outward criticism, and prominent figures have taken it … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan: Why The Fuss?

If I toss out the names Charles Fairbanks, Alben Barkley and Joseph Robinson, what comes to mind? My bet is that these names will not ring bells for anyone. Who are these people? These were all either Vice Presidents or Vice Presidential nominees … Continue reading

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Can America Really Afford A Conservative VP? Paul Ryan on Women’s and LGBTQ Rights

Disclaimer: Much has been assumed recently regarding my personal political stance. First, let me state that my criticism of Romney, Ryan and the Republican Party does not automatically classify me as an Obama-loving Democrat. Disliking one party or candidate is … Continue reading

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