Monthly Archives: July 2015

July 28

Just How Big of a Threat is ISIL?

While the media coverage of the Middle East waxes and wanes, the constant presence and growth of ISIL continues to grow. While the United States has authorized airstrikes against key strongholds in Iraq and Syria, the threat of ISIL is expanding at a disturbingly shocking pace. For those of you who think that ISIL popped […]

July 27

Were the Chattanooga Shootings a Terrorist Attack?

There are two things Americans hate: terrorists and shootings. Pro gun owners do not like when shootings happen because it gives sane gun users a bad reputation, and helps the anti second amendment movement. Everyone does not like shootings because it takes away that sense of peace that we are so fortunate to have in […]

July 22

The Republican Civil War

There has never been such a time where the GOP needs to come together. The 2012 election, which proved that the different factions within the Republican Party, allowed the Democrat Party to win before the race even got started. Governor Mitt Romney had a chance to take advantage of a not so good healthcare law, […]

July 17

Rand Paul Wants to Defund Planned Parenthood (And a Campaign Contribution)

Planned parenthood came under fire this week after a video was released that the group was selling parts of aborted babies. Although this sounds like something out of a horror film, Planned Parenthood stands by their statement that it is completely legal, and wants to testify in front of Congress to prove it. Here is […]

July 17

What is up with the Iran deal?

There is so much news coverage about the Iran deal that was just orchestrated between the United States, the United Nations, and Iran, but many people are confused exactly what the 100 page deal entails. Before we explain it, let’s give a little background on why there is so much controversy about it. First of […]

July 17

The Elephant in the Room: Immigration Reform

In honor of #throwbackthursday, let us go back three years ago to the Senate. The rising young senator from Florida, who also is Hispanic, was going to be the champion of a much needed immigration reform bill. Moreover, he was going to do it in a bipartisan fashion-appeasing both sides of the aisle with a […]

July 15

Are You Surprised Trump is Number One in Polls? Don’t Be

Ladies and Gentlemen, you might be shocked to hear this news, or you might be happy, or you might be mad, but one thing is for certain and that is as of right now, Donald Trump is first place out of all the Republican candidates according to a new national poll. They say that there […]

July 14

The Primary Battle: Who Can Take Iowa and New Hampshire?

All states are not created equal when it comes to a presidential race, and for this reason you may hear about two more than any other when it comes to the primaries. These two states are New Hampshire and Iowa. Iowa, for its unique caucus voting method, which basically separates the states into “neighborhoods,” and […]

July 09

Five Facts to know about Dr. Carson

In a recent poll, Dr. Ben Carson is in fourth place (ahead of Senator Marco Rubio) for the GOP primaries. Do you know who he is? If the answer is no, you are not alone. Many people had absolutely zero clue who he was before he announced a run for the presidency, and many people […]

July 07

If All Combined, What Would the GOP look like?

Tea Party, Independents, Libertarians, Moderates, Conservatives-these are all names that fall under the big umbrella of the Republican party. What would happen if all of these party’s combined, and a brand new Republican party emerged. To start, let’s look at the ideologies and principles that differentiate the factions. Tea Party-This group was founded during George […]