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
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
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.
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 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
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
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
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.
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