My Top 5 Reasons Why Obama Will Get Re-Elected As this is my last political column of the year, I would like to offer you, the readers, my top five reasons as to why President Obama is a shoe-in for the 2012 election.
Obama’s Birth Certificate Is Real. Republicans are vying for attention. Since the 2008 election, Republicans still can’t let one thing go. While it seemed the controversy surrounding President Obama’s birth was put to rest two years ago, many Republican presidential hopefuls are trying to reignite the “Birther” debate in the 2012 election. “Birtherism” is a [...]
The Republican House passed a spending bill last Friday cutting nearly $60 billion from domestic programs that include education, environmental protection and community services. While Democrats are outraged by the Republicans’ approach to slimming the deficit, a conclusion must be reached promptly as the government will no longer be able to spend money past the [...]
A study released by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) in late January estimated SLU’s total economic impact on the Northern New York region as over $275 million, despite a stagnant economy. To determine this number, the CICU requested that the university complete a survey detailing information on the school’s payroll and expenditures. [...]
In the wake of the Tucson shooting, Republicans and Democrats sat intermixed at President Obama’s State of the Union address early last week. This new yet very temporary seating arrangement symbolized both parties’ willingness to move forward and face our nation’s biggest issues together. In what was arguably the most important State of the Union [...]
High-capacity gun magazines are both unnecessary and dangerous