Category Archives: National Politics

Debunking Planned Parenthood

“Planned Parenthood is so much more than just abortions, and Republicans hate women because they want to defund it.” – Every college student on my Facebook newsfeed I have noticed three ways that people try to justify the above statement, so let’s evaluate each of them. Only “three percent of Planned Parenthood’s health services are abortion services.” If you count

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When Political Preferences Trump Moral Decency

A recent Variety interview with actress and comedian Chelsea Handler points to some of the larger problems with mainstream leftism. While the short interview was laced with rude and crude remarks about President Trump, the one that has generated the most buzz is Handler’s comment about First Lady Melania Trump’s accent. Asked if she would have the First Lady as

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Evan McMullin: Option for #NeverTrump?

“So these are three major issues that the country faces: security, jobs, and government reform, and I think I am very well, uh, suited – certainly far better suited than the two major party candidates – to deliver that.” — Evan McMullin, independent presidential candidate, August 11th interview on The Glenn Beck Show. When Evan McMullin came to Penn this February

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Ted Cruz’s New York State of Mind

With its April 19 Republican primary approaching, eyes (and campaign trails) are beginning to turn to New York, where candidates hope to win a portion of the 95 delegates up for grabs. Naturally, alongside the countless photos of John Kasich stuffing his face in the Bronx, Ted Cruz rolling matzo with Jewish children in Brooklyn, and Donald Trump’s self-named skyscraper

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Delegate Dealing

With much of the political world focusing on polls of the Republican candidates, which have proven greatly unreliable, the most crucial part of the election, delegates, are often forgotten. Between unbound and re-allocated delegates from withdrawn campaigns, the fate of the 2016 race could lay in the hands of a few dozen people. Add in the various delegate selection methods

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No Hope in Pandora’s Box

The aftermath of a barbaric act of Islamic terrorism in one of Europe’s great cities is undeniably rife with intense emotions and a looming sense of despair. Ever since I heard the tragic news on Tuesday morning, I have been intently following the developments regarding the Brussels attacks, which left at least 31 innocent civilians killed and over 300 injured.

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