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Pipeline construction would benefit our economy

January 28, 2017

President Trump made an aggressive move on Tuesday, Jan 24. to revive the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines. This is the latest move by the new republican president to dismantle...

Senate attempts to defund choice

December 18, 2015

Despite threats from Congress, Planned Parenthood appears to be here to stay, for now. Since the historic Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973, the battle to keep abortion safe and legal has been...

From Liberal to Conservative

October 4, 2015

The sudden resignation of House Speaker John Boehner leaves a large presence to fill in the US House of Representatives. Four years ago, I might have been content with an exit from the representative from...

Texas school district passes wrong judgement

October 3, 2015

Ahmed Mohamed, a 14 year old aspiring engineer, was arrested earlier this month in Texas after bringing a homemade clock to school. His aim was to impress his teacher, but the teacher took it and saw it...

Problems unfixed: Obama’s new education ideas

September 3, 2013

President Obama has recently devised of a plan in hopes of lowering the costs and raising the quality of higher education. The Obama administration believes it can control the quality of education with...

President must fulfill promises

January 24, 2013

Fittingly, President Barack Obama was sworn in last Monday for his second term of office on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Democrat or Republican, everyone can find at least a partial fulfillment of Dr....

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