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The Electoral College undermines the popular vote

Xenia Gonikberg November 3, 2019
As we all know, it’s that time of year again: the time to vote in your local elections. Although the Electoral College will not be playing a role in elections this year, the 538 members will be representing America’s votes next year in the 2020 presidential election.
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Sept. 11 had a bigger impact than you think

Mike Adams September 11, 2018
We need to recognize the common denominator of pain that day, wrought from the innocent in nearly every corner of the Earth, if we are ever to truly heal.
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Country musician Stephanie Quayle, above, performed at the Staller Center on. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE STALLER CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Country artist Stephanie Quayle stages lively performance at Staller Center

Nick Zararis November 5, 2017
Rising country artist Stephanie Quayle brought the backwoods to the Staller Center for the Arts’ Recital Hall on Friday night to promote her newest album, “Love the Way You See Me.”
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Republican Presidential nominee Donald trump speaking at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona. GAGE SKIDMORE VIA FLICR CC BY-SA 2.0

RIP the party of Lincoln

Nick Zararis September 22, 2016
It’s really simple: Republicans have signed their own death warrant by not adapting to changing demographics or slowing down the trends themselves.
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In a general election, the Bern is just as electable as Clinton

In a general election, the Bern is just as electable as Clinton

Skyler Gilbert February 8, 2016
At this point, the idea from the Clinton campaign that she is more likely to win in a general election matchup is lazy and unvetted.
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Debate 1: Team Romney

Chris Cloonan October 8, 2012

After the infamous “47 percent” video was released, former Governor Romney’s campaign took a serious hit. The pundits were saying it was all but over. The campaign rested on the debates, with the...

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Book of James: Exodus

May 2, 2007
Solve the world's problems, utilizing self-induced witty reparte, satire, and good old common sense. I fell short of that goal, though least I scratched the surface of the issues plaguing us today.
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