Category : Politics

Emailghazi Emailghazi!

Yet another scandal has cropped up around presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. This time, she is under fire for using a private email account while at the State Department instead of using a government email. This revelation has reignited debate over…

0 Comments / 39 View / April 1, 2015

Long Live Gerrymandering: A Great American Tradition

This Monday, the Supreme Court heard the case Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. The case arises from a 2000 referendum in which Arizonans voted to give a 5-person independent commission the power to draw district lines for…

0 Comments / 51 View / March 20, 2015

Putin on the Offensive

According to the Guardian, explanations for Boris Nemtsov’s murder range from a “provocation” meant to discredit the Kremlin to an act of terror by Islamist extremists to Ukrainian fascists to assassination by Western spies to a conflict in his love…

0 Comments / 34 View / March 10, 2015

From a respected journalist to being accused of a scandal

Brian Williams. One of America’s most well known television anchors and most trusted journalist. Well he was. These past few weeks have been rough for Brian Williams. Earlier this month Williams admitted to falsely reporting a story that he was…

0 Comments / 71 View / February 25, 2015

The Folly of Elected Judges

This past week there was a showdown in Alabama over the issuance of gay marriage licenses. U.S. District Court Judge Callie Granade had struck down Alabama’s bans on same-sex marriage in January and the Supreme Court refused to grant a…

0 Comments / 41 View / February 24, 2015

The New Political Engine of Greece: Syriza!

On January 25th, the Greek leftist political party Syriza took control of parliament under the leadership of new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. While the many predicted the victory, the shock was still felt through the EU. Responses to this radical…

0 Comments / 832 View / February 22, 2015

Chapel Hill Shooting: Ignored By The Western Media

Three Muslim students were shot and killed Tuesday night at a housing complex close to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The shooter, Craig Stephen Hicks, is a neighbor of the victims, 23-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat, 21-year-old Yusor…

1 Comment / 131 View / February 15, 2015

The Hope Lies In the Proles: The Evolution of The American Story

“What does it say about the college co-ed Susan Fluke [sic] who goes before a congressional committee and essentially says that she must be paid to have sex — what does that make her? It makes her a slut, right?…

0 Comments / 150 View / January 28, 2015

Remembering Mumia Abu-Jamal

On December 9th, 1981, Mumia Abu-Jamal was arrested for the murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. Faulkner had pulled over Abu-Jamal’s brother, William Cook, when witnesses say that Mr. Cook’s brother came out of the parking lot. A scuffle…

1 Comment / 119 View / January 11, 2015

Expectations for Our Nation’s New Top Doc

After what seemed like forever, the wait is now over. The long delayed confirmation of Dr. Vivek Murthy as our nation’s next surgeon general has shown that there can be life after death, and ushers in an opportunity to refocus…

0 Comments / 149 View / December 31, 2014