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What’s Left: The End of Trump’s Regime

November 14, 2020

After days of national uncertainty, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden has been projected to be the next President of the United States on Nov. 7, 2020. Across cities throughout the nation, Americans...

Being Right: Heal the Nation

November 14, 2020

On Nov. 7, 2020, conservative news outlet Fox News became the latest of a growing number of networks to project Joe Biden to win the presidential election. The election has not been legally called, and...

What’s Left: Biden For Housing and the Working Class

November 2, 2020

After comfortably winning the suburban vote in 2016, President Donald Trump is trying, but failing, to recoup suburban voters. Realizing this, he recently pleaded for suburban women to “please like me...

Being Right: President Trump, The Better Choice for Both the Working Class and Coastal Suburbanites

November 2, 2020

In the 2016 election, two broad shifts in demographic voting patterns occurred. First, working-class people swung to President Trump and the Republican Party. Second, coastal suburbanites shifted into...

What’s Left: Three Justices Appointed By President Trump

October 31, 2020

The recent appointment and confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court is President Trump’s third remodeling of the Supreme Court. The 48-year-old Barrett will be the third female Justice...

Being Right: Checks and Balances vs. Court Packing

October 31, 2020

On Oct. 19, Senator Ted Cruz, along with five other Republicans from the U.S. Senate, put forth a constitutional amendment aimed at permanently setting the size of the Supreme Court to nine Justices. Only...

What’s Left: VP Debate

October 15, 2020

Last Tuesday, America witnessed the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. The debate, a tragic allegory of the backsliding of American liberal democracy,...

Being Right: Mess on Aisle One, Calling Pence For Clean-Up

October 15, 2020

There are two words that immediately come to my mind when I attempt to summarize the first presidential debate of 2020 to my friends that opted out of the experience, and those words are: dumpster fire....

Being Right: The Senate Should Swiftly Confirm Judge Barrett

October 1, 2020

President Trump announced that Judge Amy Coney Barrett would be his third nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, succeeding the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday, Sept. 26. Though the president...

What’s Left: The Conservative Capture of the Supreme Court

October 1, 2020

Last Friday, Sept. 18, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at the age of 87. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell did not even wait a day to confirm what we all feared was going to happen...

What’s Left: The Democratic Party’s Plan Will Revive the American Economy

October 1, 2020

In a historic move on March 27, politicians across both the Democratic and Republican parties recognized the urgent need to combat the economic havoc wreaked by the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent...

Being Right: Federal Stimulus: President Trump is Placing National Interests Before Partisan Interests

September 22, 2020

President Donald Trump and the national government have taken extraordinary measures to stabilize the economy during this difficult moment of our history. In fact, the President has signed legislation...

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