Massachusetts Daily Collegian

GOP’s political sabotage of health reform continues

By Zac Bears

October 23, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The Affordable Care Act was designed to expand coverage for 30 to 33 million Americans, cutting the number of uninsured non-elderly adults in half. The ACA does this by bringing those deemed “uninsurable” into the market by limiting...

Game over for GOP

By Zac Bears

October 9, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Entering the ninth day of the federal government shutdown, the political positions of both parties are weakening, but the Republican Party’s position is eroding faster. As Tea Party members in the House hold GOP leadership hostage over the Affordable Care Act, federal services con...

The future of the Republican Party

By Rocco Giordano

March 27, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

These past months have been quite difficult on the Republican Party. After the landslide electoral re-election of President Barack Obama, as well as the liberal sweep of the battleground Senate races, many conservatives are l...

What’s next for the Republican Party?

By Zac Bears

February 13, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

November 2012 was a month of reckoning for the Republican Party. It lost the presidential election by 126 electoral votes and 5 million ballots cast (or 3.9 percent of the vote), according to the Huffington Post. Republicans lost more ground in th...

Big Bird’s big issue

By Christopher McKnight

October 15, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the first presidential debate, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said that he would stop subsidizing unnecessary companies that don’t need it, such as PBS. He went on to say that he liked Big Bird but that we need to end spending somewhere to turn our economy aroun...