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Few televised events captivate the national attention quite like the president’s State of the Union address. On the third Tuesday in January, year after year, it draws American families together in front of a television screen to hear a summation of the past year and a look ahead to the next year in government from the chief executive himself....
As the recent election fades away, it seems many political pundits are focusing on the various voting blocs that played a role in ensuring President Obama’s victory in the battleground states, blocs such as the Gray Panthers and the Lunchbox Democrats. With all this talk about voting blocs, it’s interesting to take a look at the Jesuit Dallas student voting...
When asked by reporters during the Clinton elections what was the biggest issue in every election he answered, “It’s the economy stupid.” This was the new campaign strategy of the Democratic Party and Clinton during the 1992 elections. 18 years later the Republican Party has taken on this slogan and is now asking, “What has Obama done to improve...
Of all the characters in the Westerns of the twentieth century, none is reviled more than the snake oil salesman. While the outlaw pilfers the coffers of the rich or otherwise cash-heavy, the seamy snake oil salesman steals from the penniless, the trusting, the naïve, the desperate. The snake oil salesman capitalizes on catastrophe and calamity, offering a bewilderingly...
Three rounds and five nights of Democratic 2020 Presidential Primary Debates have come and gone, and still, a historic, record-setting 12 candidates appeared on-stage Tuesday, October 15th in Westerville, Ohio for the Fourth Democratic 2020 Presidential Primary Debate.  Following an action-packed summer on the 2020 trail, two major political events have shaken the country: the US House of Representatives’ formal...
Michele Bachmann, the Republican representative from Minnesota’s 6th legislative district, is running for President of the United States. She is the only female candidate in the Republican primary, and last month became the first woman to win the Ames Iowa Straw Poll. She announced her candidacy on June 27 with high expectations. Because of her vocal presence as a Tea...
Tom Morello, the guitar player for Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave, made an appearance at Zuccotti Park Thursday morning, October 13, 2011, to play for Occupy Wall Street protesters. "First they ignored you," Morello told the crowd. "Then you got pepper-sprayed and New York found out about it. Then 700 of you got arrested, and the rest of the...

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