Looking Forward: Obama’s Second Term

By Diego Quezada After Tuesday’s election, the balance of power remains unchanged in Washington: the Democrats will control the White House and the Senate, and the Republicans still have a sizable majority in the House. New York Times columnist David Brooks predicted Oct. 29 that a second President Barack Obama term would start off withContinue reading “Looking Forward: Obama’s Second Term”

The Road to 270

By Ciera Echols After over a year of watching primaries, debates, and presidential campaigns, it’s hard to believe that the presidential election will be over Tuesday. After spending the past six months working on the greatest campaign ever—President Barack Obama’s—I am confident and ecstatic that the election results on Tuesday will be in our favor. Continue reading “The Road to 270”

Obama: Come for our guns

By Diego Quezada During the second presidential debate, an undecided voter asked President Barack Obama what he planned to do to curb gun violence. Governor Mitt Romney predictably pivoted to a discussion on families and said that people should get married before having children. But that wasn’t disappointing; it shouldn’t surprise anyone when Romney evadesContinue reading “Obama: Come for our guns”

The Future of Foreign Policy in the Middle East

By Ciera Echols The role that America should play in the future of the Middle East must be meticulously calculated. America must not become heavily entangled in the future affairs of the Middle East. Although we must still stand by our Middle Eastern Allies, we must now work on reducing our involvement in the MiddleContinue reading “The Future of Foreign Policy in the Middle East”