Monthly Archives: January 2016

January 19

The Protests in Oregon Bring Up Major Issue for Ranchers

On January 2nd, armed ranchers decided to use their own right to protest the government. While protesting is normally associated with more a left wing, liberal voter, this group of people decided that they were tired of the government’s regulation and overreach. The stimulus came from the arrest of Dwight Hammond and his son, Steen […]

January 18

The Real Lesson from Martin Luther King Jr

Every year on Martin Luther King Day, I decide to put aside politics in order to reflect on the man who did so much to change our country. While politics continues to become increasingly divisive, it is important to take a day to remember the lessons from such a great man, and what this day […]

January 16

Why you should beware low oil prices

For the past few years, there has been a movement in America to become energy sufficient. This means no more oil imports, and for the first time in year, oil exports. With technological advancements, there has been a Natural Gas boom in America, and lots of new companies have sprung up as a result. In […]

January 15

Why Trump and Cruz are campaign geniuses

A well run campaign does not happen everyday, and although a candidate could be ideal, if he or she does not have the team, they will go no where. Take Mitt Romney, who had a chance of beating President Obama, who was seeing low poll numbers and an overall lack of enthusiasm for the president. […]

January 14

The Last Hoorah Before Iowa

It is hard to believe, but the Iowa Caucus for the 2016 presidential election is right around the corner. Now, more than ever, candidates have to make a lasting impact on voters in this state, and get them to the polls. The beginning phase of this election cycle is over, and now, the real games […]

Republicans Respond to SOTU: Video

January 13

Republicans Respond to SOTU

While Nikki Haley gave the official response for the Republican Party to President Obama’s final State of the Union, other Republicans have been very vocal in their criticism of the president’s address. Here are some of the top responses: Senator Ted Cruz decided not to attend the State of the Union, even though he is […]

January 13

Nikki Haley Responds to Obama’s SOTU

Every year, the party that does not sit in the White House responds to the president’s annual State of the Union address. For the past eight years, the Republican Party finds a person that they think is an up and comer, and represents the message the party wants to say in response. In 2013, the […]

January 13

The Unlikely Trump Fans: Union Members

When one thinks hears the word union, a likely synonym is Democrat. Union members have a history of leaning left, and seem to be in a constant clash with GOP leaders. For this election, however, there is a theme to expect the unexpected, and the same applies to this political group. Utilizing social media, union […]

January 13

Why a SOTU guest means much more than you think

Every year, Americans look forward to the annual State of the Union address, where the president lays out his vision for the upcoming year, and what he would like Congress to bring to his desk. As this is the last SOTU for President Obama, there will be extra focus on what he has to say […]