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When a president lies

When a president lies

March 22, 2017

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...

Republicans must move towards moderation

By Zac Bears

November 14, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

American politics rely on bipartisanship. They rely on compromise and moderation. Foremost, they rely on fact. Since the founding of the Republic, two parties have chosen to come together on almost every big issue, and violence...

DailyCollegian.com 2012 election live blog

By Collegian News Staff

November 6, 2012

Filed under Archives

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The importance of voting

By Eleanor Harte

November 5, 2012

Filed under Blogs

Tomorrow is Election Day. After all the campaigning (which seems to have lasted years), the incessant television commercials, and the people at the Dining Commons asking you for the fifteenth time if you’ve registered to vote,...

We must trust the next president

By Zac Bears

October 30, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The election of the president of the United States influences every government on Earth, and this year we face a choice between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Anecdotally, I have heard students...

Disingenuous politics

By Nikhil Rao

October 24, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

For the greater portion of the past 10 months, former Gov. Mitt Romney has been a mess. His continual blatant pandering and gaffes did him no favors. His own campaign aide once compared the campaign to an ‘Etch-A-Sketch;' (ht...

Obama or Romney: What’s the difference?

By Nathan Fatal

October 23, 2012

Filed under Archives

In an election season characterized by gaffes and statist ranting from both sides of the aisle, it came as no surprise to me that in the Oct. 3 presidential debate, President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney claimed to have...

The demoralizing state of democracy

By Hannah Sparks

October 8, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Growing up we are told that one of the greatest privileges of living in a democratic society is having the right to vote. Voting to Americans is a very big deal. But does our most sacred civic duty truly retain its inviolability when the state of politics is so corrupt? That our ...

Romney or Obama

By Tom Lynch

September 23, 2012

Filed under Archives, Blogs

No question mark.  The powers that be, whether “the people,” the “military-industrial complex," the amorphous “corporations," the Illuminati, or whatever other ambiguously contiguous/nonfictional entity you prefer...

Why ‘Obamacare’ isn’t for us

By Christopher McKnight

September 16, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Health care reform has been a very prevalent topic in our media, especially now that November is right around the corner, and the presidential election within reach. President Barack Obama passed a bill calling for universal ...