Monthly Archives: September 2016

Debt, Elitism, and Alexander Hamilton

This post is by Christian Vazquez.   As I write this blog post, the United States National Debt is 19,529,882,290,867 dollars. I encourage you to check http://www.usdebtclock.org/ before you read the rest of this post because the Debt will probably have … Continue reading

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A museum… A good idea but is it enough?

This post is from Geoffrey Vassallucci.   “African American history is not somehow separate from the American story. It is not the underside of the American story. It is central to the American story”, Barack Obama. “A great nation does not … Continue reading

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Can the Election Change your Beliefs? A Small Study on Presidential Politics and its Ability to Sway Opinions.

You’ve heard it. I’ve heard it. We’ve all heard it. “I don’t like either candidate.” Statistically, you probably feel it too. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, are historically disliked among voters. Both nominees have the highest “strongest unfavorable” and lowest … Continue reading

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Would the Founding Fathers Build Trump’s Wall?

Donald Trump, along with Senator Bernie Sanders, has revolutionized the way we view politicians today. He says what is on his mind without having anyone make his message a bit sweeter or politically correct to the viewers. However, his message … Continue reading

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Is Robin Hood Right or Wrong?

In What the Social Classes Owe to Each Other, Sumner analyzes the relationships between each class and poses the question: Is it the duty of the upper class to appease the social burdens of the poor? Sumner hypothesizes that those … Continue reading

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Gun Rights, Race, and Military Veterans

Disclaimer: I am a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a progressive democrat. I think we should try to prevent the deaths of the 30,000 people who fall to gun violence by legislating firearms restrictions. (CDC, 2016) However, this is not … Continue reading

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Misbehaved Elites

The author of this post is Melissa Schonberger. In the analysis of Federalist opinion, it is apparent that they believed elites should be leading the government. In their minds, elites were more educated on societal issues, had higher education and were … Continue reading

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