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limited government

The Not So Limited Government

  I think we are having a nationwide awakening. There is so much we agree on. The left and the right both want to curb police powers, protect privacy, ween Wall Street off of corporate welfare, and halt trade agreements. I’d be willing to bet that if asked, we’d find...

american dream

The Bill of Rights and Why The American Dream Is No More

  The first 10 amendments to the Constitution make up the Bill of Rights. These amendments guarantee a number of personal freedoms, limit the government’s power in judicial and other proceedings, and reserve some powers to the states and the public. Originally they applied only to the federal government, however,...

Gerrymandering

Gerrymandering: GOP Strength Locally, Weakness Nationally

  In the process of setting electoral districts, gerrymandering is the process that attempts to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries to create partisan advantaged districts. In addition to its use achieving desired electoral results for a particular party, gerrymandering may be...

Dr. Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson Is In: Get That Dough

  Dr. Ben Carson is a brilliant neurosurgeon who has never run for office and knows little when it comes to policy outside of health care. He is running for president, but according to Jim Geraghty, his campaign team has few staffers focused on a detailed policy agenda for the...

Bernie Sanders

My Man Bernie Sanders: He’s Just Different

  Vermont independent senator, Bernie Sanders, will hope primarily to make sure the left is well accounted for in the Democratic primary, and to ensure that presumptive nominee, Hillary Clinton is challenged at least in the short term.   He’s said Hillary isn’t prepared “to take on the billionaire class.”...

TPP

Elizabeth Warren Is Either Wrong or Inconsistent on TPP

  The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a digital-copyrights, environment, human-rights, labor and trade agreement among the United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. The TPP countries represent a third of our top 15 export markets. For example, Singapore consumes nearly as much...

Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson: The 17th Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   Andrew Johnson was the first Vice President to assume the presidency because of assassination. He would always...

hopkins

Hopkins, Chick Fil-A, Carson and What He Did

  The JHU student government recently voted to ban any hypothetical future Chick-Fil-A outlet from campus because of the company owner’s support for traditional marriage. The JHU student government feels that the presence of Chick-fil-A on campus would promote homophobia and amount to discrimination against the LGBT community.   JHU...

Lynch

Racist? Oh Yeah? Wait Til You See Us Confirm Lynch.

  “Loretta Lynch, the first African-American woman nominated to be attorney general, is asked to sit in the back of the bus when it comes to the Senate calendar.” – Senator Dick Durbin (D., IL)   This was his response to Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell who postponed the vote...