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Republicans split over Trump’s call with Ukraine

October 29, 2019

On Sept. 26, 2019, a whistleblower complaint was filed against President Donald Trump for abusing his presidential power in a phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Trump was trying to...

Trump’s possible impeachment causes alarm

US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York on September 25. 2019. // Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
October 12, 2019

In the world of politics, U.S. President Donald Trump has been called into question for an impeachment inquiry due to his involvement in a phone call with the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, about...

Protect Planned Parenthood from GOP lies

November 6, 2015

Five million people are aided by Planned Parenthood every year through services and outreach. Shutting it down would be irresponsible, preventing 400,000 Pap smear tests, 500,000 breast exams and 700,000...

Republicans victorious in 2014, can easily take 2016 if willing to make sacrifices

November 21, 2014

Republicans captured massive victories in the midterm elections, burying Democratic candidates in key congressional races. If the GOP plays its cards right, the party will roll that success straight...

Despite backlash, government shutdown looks likely

December 6, 2013

Barely a month ago, the U.S. government shut down. Why? Because of the insistence of a minority faction within the Republican Party, led by Sen. Ted Cruz, unhappy with Obamacare. When asked afterwards...

Midlife crisis: The GOP’s existential meltdown and the future of American conservatism

November 30, 2012

On Nov. 6, as the Fox News correspondents witnessed President Obama gaining momentum in the election, conservative poster-boy Bill O’Reilly made a pertinent comment: “It’s not a traditional America...

Romney, the yellow dog candidate running on a surprise platform

September 14, 2012

Mitt Romney is a yellow dog. I’m not saying he’s a terrible human being with no backbone, but he certainly fits the classic definition of a yellow dog candidate. Back in the 1920s, when the South...

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