Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The party that cried wolf

By Scott Harris

April 25, 2010

Filed under Columns

Last week, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-California) wrote a letter to Mary Shapiro, chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, asking for any documentation that the agency had been in contact with Democratic leadership before...

Republicans need to be active

By Scott Harris

February 22, 2010

Filed under Columns

Lately, people have been laying into the “Party of No” narrative that Democrats have been trying to paint Republicans with because of their unprecedented use of the filibuster and other delaying tactics to prevent Obama administration...

Romance to cure the cynical

By Scott Harris

February 11, 2010

Filed under Columns

It seems like more and more people these days are cynical about Valentine’s Day. More than a handful of couples I am friends with are not celebrating the holiday at all. I have heard all of the arguments. I understand that many...

Low income doesn’t mean low priority

By Scott Harris

January 25, 2010

Filed under Columns

The media rarely shines a camera light on low-income children, yet many have been affected the worst by the deep recession our nation is in. Fourteen million American children live below the poverty line, 6.2 million of which...

The moral case for health care reform

By Scott Harris

December 3, 2009

Filed under Columns

The Senate has begun debate on health care reform about three weeks after the House of Representatives narrowly passed its own version. We can expect that, sometime between now and the January State of the Union address, President...