This summer, I worked at a real estate investment firm. Although I was doing interesting and challenging work, I was also treated like a typical intern.
As the Republican primaries have raged on, Sean Davis, co-founder of the conservative publication The Federalist, has raised a provocative yet legitimate question: “If Trump were running to destroy the GOP/conservatism and pave a path to the White House for Hillary, what would he be doing differently?” In the eyes of many conservatives, including myself, the answer is obvious — absolutely nothing.
The Democratic Party often has obvious cognitive dissonance. This has reached an absolute extreme, however, in light of several developments both in America and abroad.
In the past, I’ve written about the insatiable mob at universities around this country that manufactures crises in an attempt to silence free speech and academic freedom on college campuses.
For all the talk by pundits and politicians of how Washington, D.C. is “broken” and how “things can’t get done,” congressional Republicans and Democrats sure seem to be proving that notion wrong in the worst of ways.
The heart-wrenching images we’ve seen of many Syrian refugees, including children― dying in their unsuccessful attempts to reach Europe, have left many wondering what can be done to alleviate the suffering of so many.
Government...what’s it good for? Turns out, not much. The latest evidence supporting that notion is the disaster caused by the Environmental Protection Agency. In early August, the EPA, the supreme protectors of the environment that they are, single-handedly jeopardized the life of an entire river and the networks to which it connects.
Just 22 years ago, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act was passed unanimously by the House of Representatives, approved by the Senate by a vote of 97 to 3 and then signed by President Bill Clinton into law. The justification for passing such a law at the time was to countervail the decision made by the Supreme Court in the wrongfully-decided 1990 case Employment Division v.
When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walked down the halls of Congress to deliver his speech on the implications of a nuclear Iran, many thought he was irreparably harming U.S.-Israeli relations.
The Federal Communications Commissions’ 3-2 vote approving “net neutrality”—in other words, a government takeover of the Internet—embodies everything that’s wrong with Washington, D.C. The 332-page plan, which was passed in House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s favorite way— before anyone had a chance to read it—paves the way for an Internet that is treated as a public utility.