Consequences of Accepting a False Dilemma

As I am composing this post, I am listening to a great debate by two top-tier American politicians who are passionate and well-versed in their beliefs and while they may be taking jabs at each other’s party and stances, but are not belittling each other. Audience members are asking tough…

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Semper (In)Fidelis

In the two weeks since the election, we have seen protest in the streets and the theaters, and the creation of safe spaces at schools and colleges. We have also heard a lot of talk about the Electoral College. Some want to eliminate the Electoral College altogether, relying instead on…

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Will Chris Wallace Step Up to the Plate?

There are three stations necessary for a professional political debate: the orators, the moderator and the audience. The role of the orators is to argue their respective positions and attempt to persuade the audience. The audience is meant to listen attentively to the orators’ positions and come to a reasonable…

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Nice Guys Finish Second

The most important decision a modern presidential candidate makes is the selection of the number two person on the ticket. While originally chosen as the second highest vote getter in the election, vice presidents today are picked to round out a deficiency seen in the future president. There have been…

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