Not-So Hidden Figures: The Costs of Repealing the Johnson Amendment

Political Participation for Religious Organizations Presents Divine Opportunity; Results Could Spell Judgement Day by Zachary Borodkin A few weeks after his inauguration, President Trump signed an Executive Order banning flights from seven countries in the Middle East; the backlash was immediate. That same week, Trump attended the National Prayer Breakfast. The first

Welcome to Hypocri-City: And On Your Right…

by Patrick McAuliffe Philosophical, ethical, and political consistency are things that everyone should strive to attain in their lives. If these things are lacking, one’s ideology quickly falls apart under the slightest scrutiny, and a sound system of beliefs allows for the clearest debates where both sides can fully understand the

Welcome to Hypocri-City

by Patrick McAuliffe Philosophical, ethical, and political consistency is something everyone should strive to attain in their lives. If it is lacking, one’s ideology quickly falls apart under the slightest scrutiny, and a sound system of beliefs allows for the clearest debates where both sides can fully understand each other’s position.

Tipping the Scalia Part 2: Gorsuch and the Kangaroo Court

by David Keptsi On Tuesday January 31st, in an alleged “grand display of showmanship,” Donald Trump announced his nominee for the Supreme Court. Conservatives were elated: a constitutional textualist in the vein of former Justice Scalia with a very solid resume. Certain Democrats, on the other hand, were already marching outside

The Lesson From Trump

  The Words of Future Leaders Must not Reflect Establishment Interests if True Reform is to be Realized by Zachary J. Borodkin “So help me God” were the final words spoken on January 20th, making Trump's presidency a reality. While half the country freaked out over the mere fact of his inauguration, little attention

Islamofauxbia

by Aditi Roy For all the talk about fake news after the election, there seems to be an influx of fake hate crimes being reported as well. While all sides of the political spectrum are guilty of post-election hate crime hoaxes, liberals seem to be working overtime in faking hate crimes

Real Fake News

by Thomas Casey The boogeyman of phony news reporting is haunting America. This pervasive, nationwide, deeply ingrained existential threat began, according to Democrats, on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016. Liberals everywhere are crying foul that some made up news stories toppled their otherwise unblemished presidential candidate. Of course, nobody’s got any

College, Cynicism, and Wallace’s Up, Simba

by Dylan Klein In Up, Simba, an essay collected in Rolling Stone, David Foster Wallace describes his seven-day experience with John McCain and the McCain 2000 campaign staff. Much of the essay describes Wallace’s inner battle between belief in American politics and cynicism about it. On the one hand, Wallace believes

Stopping “Hate Speech” Infringes Upon Free Speech and Halts Progress

Silencing Those One Disagrees with Does More Harm Than Good by Judah Berger People throughout history have died for the right to the vote. Despite the anger many feel after this election, few would argue to suppress the right to vote for certain Americans. People have also died protecting their right to free speech.

Media and its Limitations on Leadership

Influence in Political Discourse Constrains Governmental Functions by Zachary Borodkin A leader can talk about getting things done, but a good leader knows that, despite the majesty of their position, there are constrains on their power. These constrains are both internal and external and can impact the decisions that are made once

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