The Trump Presidency or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

The Trump Presidency or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

The preposterous may actually happen. Donald J. Trump, the business magnate, reality star, and small-handed man, has the best shot at the Republican nomination for President. For months, I have been incredulous. Surely Trump would say something that would tank his chances! Alas, if it hasn’t happened by now, it...

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Jared Cohen: A 21st Century Leader

Jared Cohen: A 21st Century Leader

Jared Cohen is what so many of us aspire to be: a wunderkind who uses his talents and knowledge to change the world for the better. Highly accomplished, Jared is not that far removed from our student body. At 34 years old, Jared has been a trusted advisor to two...

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Don’t Panic: Why the Iran Deal Will Keep the World Safer

Don’t Panic: Why the Iran Deal Will Keep the World Safer

The recess battle over the Iran deal is drawing to a close. With Sen. Mikulski’s commitment to the deal, the Administration has marshaled enough support in the Senate to avoid defeat. With some further lobbying, it is possible that Senate Democrats could filibuster the resolution of disapproval and avoid a...

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More Money, More Problems

More Money, More Problems

Campaign season is the time for every citizen to learn about the candidates, their positions on key issues, and their promises for the constituents. It’s a beautiful time of shaking hands, kissing babies, visiting Rotary clubs, and local town hall meetings. It’s American Democracy in its most unadulterated form. What...

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The Real Voting Fraud

It’s easy to find institutions in politics that are broken. This column strives to do something more difficult: find ways to fix them. Each month, I will tackle a new issue, and in a series of columns, I will lay out possible solutions. After a long winter break, Mr. Fix...

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The Trouble With Elections

The Trouble With Elections

It’s easy to find institutions in politics that are broken. This column strives to do something more difficult: find ways to fix them. Each month, I will tackle a new issue, and in a series of columns, I will lay out possible solutions.” Welcome to the November edition of Mr....

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The Ridiculousness of Gerrymandering

Take a look at this picture: This may look like a Rorschach test that a sadistic psychologist might give, but it is actually North Carolina’s 12th district, and it is an example of what is wrong with our democracy. Gerrymandering relegates a political party in a state to as few...

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The Trouble With Term Limits

The Trouble With Term Limits

“It’s easy to find institutions in politics that are broken. This column strives to do something more difficult: find ways to fix them. Each month, I will tackle a new issue, and in a series of columns, I will lay out possible solutions.” Term limits are massively popular in the...

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Congressional Conundrum

Congressional Conundrum

“It’s easy to find institutions in politics that are broken. This column strives to do something more difficult: find ways to fix them. Each month, I will tackle a new issue, and in a series of columns, I will lay out possible solutions.”              When writing...

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