A New Time for Choosing

In the aftermath of the horribly tragic deaths that have come out of the white supremacist march and counter protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, the county seems to be searching for someone to provide perspective and solace in these troubled times. President Trump’s words were found lacking, while Virginia Gov. Terry…

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The Wolves Are Circling

In recent weeks, calls to remove President Donald Trump have grown more and more incessant. Not surprisingly, much of this is coming from Democrats, but even Republican stalwarts like Sen. John McCain and former Sen Rick Santorum are voicing their concerns. Speaker Paul Ryan may have given Trump his support,…

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Introducing Mr. Pence from Indiana

Creative Commons photo by Gage Skidmore

As President Barack Obama gets ready to leave the White House and enjoy some well-earned rest, the controversies swirling around President-elect Donald Trump continue. In addition to his fiery press conference, Trump has engaged in verbal scuffle with Democratic Rep. John Lewis (D) and cabinet picks Jeff Sessions and Rex…

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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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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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