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The Democrats can’t afford to back down

Joseph Hernandez, Junior Copyeditor September 25, 2020

Americans, whether they prefer the Democratic or Republican Party, tend to believe that their party is represented by insufficiently effective advocates for the cause while the other party’s politicians...

Choosing the ‘lesser evil’ is voting for a lesser democracy

Choosing the ‘lesser evil’ is voting for a lesser democracy

Alex Birnel March 29, 2016

  The partisan politics of a presidential election year have many people in a state of unsurprising fervor and mania. Mainstream establishment candidates and populist insurgent candidates have...

Rubio, the right Republican

April 28, 2015

Politics is a cutthroat game that takes place in an arena without battle-axes or swords. However, the ruthless nature of this game is the primary reason I avoid politics as much as humanly possible....

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