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Why I cannot vote for Mitt Romney this fall

October 3, 2012

Brandon Lesko Assist. Opinion Editor Governor Romney’s recent comments generalizing 47% of Americans as irresponsible leaches dependent on the government for existence may be old news to some.  Others may not even know what I’m . . .

This mama loves President Obama

September 26, 2012

Sam Dutton Opinion Editor With the election in full swing, I’ve rehung the Obama for president signs, and rescued the “Obama Mama” t-shirt from the depths of my closet. I’ve listened to debates, watched interviews, . . .

Vote to be heard

September 19, 2012

Cat Ardes Staff Writer If you didn’t know there was an upcoming presidential election in November, then you may just be living under a rock. Not only does the news cover it at some point . . .

If Romney were a woman…

September 19, 2012

Sam Dutton Opinion Editor If Mitt Romney were a woman he would see the importance of women achieving equality in the work field. Yet equal work for equal pay under the potential Paycheck Fairness Act . . .

Rebuttal: Affirmative Action, Part 2

April 4, 2010

Another “popular” idea that shows just how much people want to forget our country’s history and tendency toward highlighting the physical, mental, racial or gender differences, or using those differences to establish and maintain a social hierarchy, is the product of the “Barack Obama Effect,” which has lead a surprising number of American whites to believe that hundreds of years of social injustice and racial prejudice are somehow corrected now that we have a black president. I’m going to spell this out for you. . . .

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