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The Republican Party has gotten flak lately for their sexist commentary regarding female democratic politicians. From Hillary Clinton to Wendy Davis, hardline Republicans have been commenting on everything from policy positions they disagree with to perceived physical flaws of female Democratic leaders. These male Republican leaders seem to be puttingContinue Reading

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In large measure, people don’t like reading real, deeply important news. It’s difficult, it takes time away from other more easily enjoyable activities, and it often makes people feel stupid. The way the news is put forth is innately targeted for an already knowledgeable group. Someone interested in the UkrainianContinue Reading

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Democrats ought to be concerned. It’s midterm elections this year, and at this point in time, it’s not looking so good for them. The Democrats champion themselves as the party for the little guy—the rank-and-file Democrat wants to help the sick through healthcare, increase the amount of money going toContinue Reading

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I write today with the heaviest of hearts.  I write to beg forgiveness on behalf of the entire Kingdom of Denmark, from her majesty Queen Margrethe II to the youngest Jute in the humblest hovel of Møgeltønder.  For those of you somehow still unaware of the grave miscarriage of justiceContinue Reading

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Americans around the country are counting down the days until ‘House of Cards’ returns. Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Newsroom’ was just renewed for a third season. Sorkin’s most famous show, ‘The West Wing’ goes down in history as one of America’s greatest television series. Politically-themed television shows are incredibly popular andContinue Reading

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View the opposing argument here. In the very near future, the United States’ relationship with the Middle East will be a very important aspect of our foreign policy. As this situation comes into fruition, there will be an internal debate regarding the attitude the United States should have regarding theContinue Reading

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Over the past few decades, we’ve all come to understand that there is a “new normal” when it comes to security.  We’ve watched 9/11, the London Metro bombings, and the Nairobi mall shooting in various stages of shock, denial, and finally numb acceptance.  In the next few weeks, the world’sContinue Reading

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Last Thursday, former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee stated: “If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing for them a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control theirContinue Reading