All posts tagged "politics"

  • Reporting on politics is a black hole

    Politics is a hundred vicious circles, neatly packaged into a black hole with a bow that strangles those who hope to make a difference in the world. Once, that concept intrigued me. It excited me. It drew...

    • Posted February 19, 2019
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  • We must understand asylum seekers

    “If for any reason it becomes necessary, we will CLOSE our Southern Border. There is no way that the United States will, after decades of abuse, put up with this costly and dangerous situation anymore!” President Trump...

    • Posted December 4, 2018
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  • Opinion | Ignorance is bliss

    Jersey Shore is back on television, everyone is excited about Channing Tatum’s break up with Jenna Dewan because his fans now have a “chance” and of course we cannot forget the yodeling kid in Walmart. All we...

    • Posted April 10, 2018
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  • Q&A with Scott McClean on the presidential election

    Political science professor Scott McLean gives his thoughts on the millennial vote and the impact their vote has on the election. In addition, he provides his prediction for Connecticut’s outcome on Election Day. Regarding the millennial vote…...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Rave: First black female attorney general

    After 165 days of waiting, Loretta Lynch became the new attorney general last week. She is the first black woman to serve as attorney general and will be replacing Eric Holder. Lynch graduated from Harvard College and...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Stephen Colbert’s fake bid for the presidency

    Let’s face it, sometimes you can’t immediately tell if the Comedy Central late-night sweethearts are summoning satire if you’re not totally up-to-date with the political coverage of the campaign season that is heating up.

    • Posted January 25, 2012
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