Thursday, February 23, 2017

Tag: Politics

The Complete List of Speakers Confirmed for CPAC 2017

With the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference kicking off later this week, everyone is getting hyped up about the slate of speakers. Unless, that...

Fox News Poll Says More People Trust the White House than...

This week in political news, Fox News conducted a poll asking individual Americans how trustworthy they perceived the Trump Administration versus the media. Just...

Ted Cruz plans to dismantle Elizabeth Warren’s “signature accomplishment”

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is set to take on the famed Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) over what many have referred to as her "signature...

7 Items to pack for CPAC 2017

The 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is less than a week away! As thrilling as this is, sometimes packing can be hard, especially...

Check Your Privilege Posters Hung in DePaul University Dorms

DePaul University's Division of Student Affairs in an attempt to educate the student body on different forms of privilege displayed posters in dorms encouraging...

Try being nice

A few days ago, I walked into work to discover that I was working with a co-worker I hadn’t shared a shift with before....

Majority of Democrats Consider Christianity as Violent as Islam

A new CBS poll released this week has revealed that a majority of Democrats believe that Christianity is as violent as Islam. "More than six...

Accountability, transparency and the ethical dilemma of WikiLeaks

Much has been said on the topic of WikiLeaks, the hacker group founded in 2006 by controversial figure, Julian Assange. But to really understand...

Who is Judge Neil Gorsuch?

President Donald J. Trump nominates conservative judge Neil Gorsuch to take the place of the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. Judge Gorsuch...

Report: Jerry Falwell Jr. tapped to head Trump education task force

Evangelical Christian leader Jerry Falwell Jr. will now head an education reform task force under U.S. President Donald Trump. The task force is keen to cut...

5 Things Every Young Politico Should Know

About two years ago, I began my long journey with politics. While I had always taken an interest in politics, it had never crossed...

Trump hosts Theresa May, schedules call with Putin

Fresh off of a fast paced first week full of executive orders and memorandums, President Trump steamrolls into a weekend of diplomatic affairs with...

Social (biased) Media

Social media has been the lifeblood of the people for quite some time now, especially the millennial generation. People rely on 140-character tweets and...

Why It’s Great to be a Republican in a Liberal Classroom

Don’t you just love when your professors bring politics into the classroom? I mean most likely you secretly love it because you opened an article...

What to do now that Trump is president

At noon on Friday, January 20, Donald J. Trump was sworn into office in Washington, D.C., making him the 45th President of the United...

The wrong way to look at ‘Make America Great Again’

Trump was not my first choice, my second choice, or even my 15th choice. Yet, he’s President of the United States now, and I...

A New Conservative Era for the World?

It has been 88 years since the Republican Party (GOP) has held a complete majority in the United States federal government. The last time...

Here’s who is performing at Trump’s Inauguration

President Obama's time in the White House was heavily characterized by his close relationships with many celebrities such as Beyoncé, Jay Z, Will Smith,...

This rap is all about unity and you need to hear...

We've dealt with the media's attempt to polarize America for a long time. Since Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th President of the United...

Ready or Not, Here Comes President Trump

Tomorrow at noon eastern time, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. He won't be President of only...

Meet Michael DeSantis: Nation’s Youngest Congressional Campaign Manager

At just 18 years old, Michael DeSantis is the CEO & Founder of American Dream Capital & Consulting (ADCC) "a firm dedicated to having its...

Trump goes on the offensive in latest fued with Rep. Lewis

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter again to go after Georgia Congressman John Lewis. Lewis has came and stated that he will be boycotting the...

Five Things I’ve Learned Studying Abroad

When I went to college I had many goals and aspirations. I wanted to join the College Republicans (did do), become a frat bro...

The Non-Political Reason I Stopped Watching Award Shows

In the wave of celebrities using awards shows to rub their political views in people’s faces, many everyday Americans are finding themselves changing the...

Unity in The Face of Division

On the third Monday in January, we reflect on the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Through his fight for civil...

Top 10 most Influential US Politicians of 2016

2016 was a rough time when it came to politics, especially for the Democrats. The country was more divided than any other election in...

Why Are Entertainers More Liberal?

In December 2016, the cast of “Hamilton”, a hit Broadway musical, received mixed reactions from the nation with their unscripted statement to Vice President...

Race relations in politics

Race relations have always been a touchy subject. From modern media to the more recent political climate of America and the founding of the Black...

10 political Twitter accounts you should be following

I don’t know about y’all, but Twitter is where I go to keep up with all things politics. From news organizations to analysts to...

Jared Kushner to become senior advisor to Trump

The presidential transition team announced Monday that Jared Kushner, who is Donald Trumps son in law and one of his top campaign advisors, will...

Congressman Massie on how to successfully run for office

Congressman Massie out of Kentucky spoke at Turning Point USA's Winter in West Palm Beach last month. Massie gave his advice for young people...

Kentucky House pushes through right-to-work bill

FRANKFORT, KY -- The Kentucky House of Representatives has finally passed a long awaited right-to-work bill. If signed into law, this bill would make...

Watch: Charlie Kirk speaks on European politics

Charlie Kirk had some powerful words to say about how America's differences from Europe are positive for Americans. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhQkS1VRy5Q&feature=youtu.be What are your thoughts on this? Let...

UPDATE: Predicting Russian Retaliation

After laying down sanctions and kicking Russian diplomats out of the U.S., President Obama’s actions have incurred an uncommon calculated response from the Kremlin....

5 Podcasts I Loved This Year

I spend a decent amount of time in my car.  I used to listen to audio-books to deal with the drive time, but I...

Israel in the Last Days of Obama

In their last 24 days in office, Barack Obama and John Kerry are seeking to achieve a peaceful two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....

Hillary Clinton hints at political activity in 2017

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signaled she was ready to come back into the spotlight for Donald Trump’s presidency, according to a message of...

The Destructive Legacy of Obama’s Foreign Policy

By the time Barack Obama, a freshman senator from Illinois, clinched the Democratic Nomination in the 2008 election, everyone knew one thing. The President-to-be...

President Obama to Break Israeli Relations

On Friday Dec. 23rd the Security Council voted on whether or not Israeli settlements should be banned. Barack Obama, against the better judgement of...

Schumer Dismisses Staffers to Take Democrats in New Direction

In an act incongruent to the holiday spirit, newly appointed Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer dismissed staffers representing the Senate Democratic Media Center on...

Trump’s latest Ambassador pick

President Elect Trump has selected David Friedman, a prominent bankruptcy lawyer and strong advocate for the state of Israel to be in charge of...

A nation divided during the 2016 election

During this last election, it was clear that our nation was divided. On one side you liberals fighting for open government, freedom for all,...

A dying marine gives his final wishes to Trump and America...

Before Marine Dr. Larry Lindsey went home to be with the Lord, he recorded his final wishes for Donald Trump, Mike Pence, General Mattis,...

The Good and the Bad of 2016

The year 2016 has been...interesting. There's been good and bad, up and down, scary incidents and happy endings. Let's take a look back at...

Podesta joins plan to upset electoral college

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta and Christine Pelosi are joining a call to force intelligence officials to give members of the...

Oregon School District Bans Santa Claus to be ‘Inclusive’

Amidst an age-old debate on whether images of Santa Claus should be allowed in public schools, a school district in Portland, Oregon is weighing...

5 things the President-elect is currently doing to improve America

As most of you know by now, our next President of the United States is and will be Donald J. Trump along with his...

The Hypocrisy of Clinton supporters

The all-inclusive, ever-tolerant left, has shown its true colors in these few weeks following the election. Unable to handle a loss, Clinton supporters continuously make...

10 non-political conversation topics for your family Thanksgiving dinner

Calling all young politicos! When one of your favorite things in the world is talking politics, it can be hard to think of anything...

Public university asks students to protest Trump

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) has issued an apology after one of its official Facebook pages was caught making partisan political posts against Donald...

Trump’s digital director: Twitter CEO personally censored our campaign

Gary Coby, director of digital advertising and fundraising for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, is accusing Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey of personally censoring pre-approved advertising...

TV Reporter Fired For Celebrating Trump Victory On Her Private Facebook...

Scarlett Fakhar was a reporter on KRIV-TV — a Fox affiliate in Houston, Texas — until a post she made celebrating the election of Donald...

60 days with Don Trump Jr.

Over the past 60 days, I had a once-in-a-lifetime experience to assist the Trump Presidential Campaign with Donald Trump Jr. With core leaders Gentry Beach...

Scott Walker’s son delivers shocking youth results for Trump in Wisconsin

Scott Walker’s son Alex Walker drew out crowds of millennials in support for Donald Trump in Wisconsin – a blue wall state that turned red...

Trump wins the Evangelical Vote Big League

According the to exit polls Trump won the white Evangelical vote 81 to 16%. "That’s the most they have voted for a Republican presidential...

No man left behind…even at a Trump rally

This election season has at last come to a close. For the past few months, I have been attending most of the Trump/Pence rallies near...

What you need to know about the Clinton Foundation and Russian...

The Clinton Foundation is mired in numerous scandals where most mainstream media companies are questioning the foundation itself. The Clinton Foundation focuses on giving...

Interim DNC Chair Donna Brazile leaked second debate question to Clinton...

DNC Chair Donna Brazile and the Clinton campaign are under fire again. (Photo credit: "Donna Brazile" by Tim Pierce (licensed CC-BY-2.0)) Brazile, a former CNN paid...

The Downward Spiral of Modern Conservatism

Conservatives have an unpleasant reputation in modern America. We are seen as backwater hicks who binge watch Fox News, drive trucks plastered with the Confederate...

Russia Denies Playing Favorites in U.S. Presidential Election.

Since the beginning of the presidential election, there have been numerous allegations of Russia and Vladimir Putin participating both directly and indirectly and influencing...

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in an EPIC rap...

The famed YouTube series, Epic Rap Battles of History, has returned for their second half of Season 5 with a presidential rap battle! This...

The Republican, Millennial Path After The Election

Like many, I consider myself a Republican and identify with the GOP. As we know this July Donald Trump officially became the party’s nominee....

Google Introduces new Fact-checker thanks to all of the political lies...

That's right! You can finally call out bias wherever you may see it now thanks to Google. Well, you could have before, but now...

Your Vote Doesn’t Matter

One of the most commonly used phrases around this time of the year is “Vote! Your vote matters!” Sadly, your vote doesn’t actually matter. Before you leave...

EXCLUSIVE: Sam Houston State University student government condones voter fraud (VIDEO)

On Wednesday, a student government representative at Sam Houston State University, a public 4-year higher education institution in Huntsville, TX, encouraged voter fraud by...

Buy This Book: Time for a Turning Point

Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk, in collaboration with Turning Point Advisory Council member Brent Hamachek, create a roadmap of how to return America...

Hillary Clinton’s name misspelled on official tickets for first debate

On the tickets for the first debate, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's name is spelt as "Hilary Clinton" according to images posted on social...

My thoughts on illegal immigration

In this election, one of the biggest issues is immigration, specifically illegal immigration. When Donald Trump announced his candidacy, with the Republican Party in...

How tough is being President of the United States?

The President of the United States has the toughest job on the planet. As Commander in Chief of the world's most powerful military, head of...

Great power, great responsibility: Why you should vote this November

(Editors Note: This article originally appeared on Odyssey.) This election season has been controversial at best and downright divisive at worst. The United States is...

Target Boycott petition approaching a million signatures

A few days ago many of you likely heard and possibly shared an opinion on the bathroom controversies. Target changing it's policies to be...

From Conservative Radio Host to Congressional Candidate

I won't beat around the bush. I always love an underdog. Only a short while back I wrote about Austin Petersen and got a...

Arnold Schwarzenegger endorses Gov. Kasich

On Sunday, Fmr. California Gov. Schwarzenegger officially endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich for President of the United States -- adding to his growing list of endorsements. https://twitter.com/ketch/status/706559922998218752 "When...

CPAC: Some Takeaways and a Brief Mention of American Pie

Two days ago, I walked into the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center with some high hopes and some fears. My heels were brand...