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It’s all infrastructure

Stuart Lombard April 28, 2021

Investing in the country’s infrastructure is one of the few things in American politics that both parties agree should be done. During the Trump presidency, even amid the tensest moments, Democrats and...

Cancel culture has to stop

Stuart Lombard April 16, 2021

Cancel culture has gone too far. We need to learn to forgive and allow growth to occur. We also need to permit points of view that we do not agree with to be acknowledged. People will never be perfect,...

Another take on impeachment: don’t get distracted

Stuart Lombard October 10, 2019

President Trump answered questions from reporters before boarding his helicopter, on Thursday,  Oct. 3. Trump publicly recommended Ukrainian President Zelensky to investigate the Former Vice President...

“America first” should put Dreamers first

January 29, 2018

Just last week, the government shut down on the anniversary of Donald Trump’s first year in office. Democrats and Republicans could not come to an agreement regarding immigration, which kept them from...

The good and bad of the American Health Care Act

March 24, 2017

As we’ve heard about for the last 8 years, the Republicans are going to be making changes to health care. Although we’re not all thrilled about change, it’s important to know what those changes are. First,...

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Presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina

Iowa Caucuses: What Are They and Why Should We Care?

January 27, 2016

Next week Iowans will caucus for the candidate they want to win the 2016 presidential election. The Iowa caucus carries great weight in the primary process, as it is the first time people can vote in regards...

Terrorism, police brutality linked through violent extremism

December 14, 2015

Nearly every day this year, reports of extreme violence flood the public consciousness. In just the last few months, there have been terrorist attacks in dozens of places globally by both “Christian”...

Boehner's Resignation a warning shot

October 10, 2015

Amidst deepening tensions within the Republican Party, House Speaker John Boehner shocked Americans last Friday announcing that he will resign at the end of October. For the majority of his 5-year stretch...

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