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Should we agree with Obama’s gun reform plan?


President Barack Obama’s plan takes a step forward in limiting the access of deadly weapons to dangerous citizens.  About a month after the Newtown elementary school massacre that left 28 dead including 20 school children, the Obama administration has announced a plan to Congress that aims to increase the regulation of gun sales and ownership. […]

Obama needs to bolster liberties


President Barack Obama’s inaugural address Monday was unsurprisingly eloquent and touched on the ideas and promises of past leaders for motivation in moving forward in his final term. The address, which appropriately fell on Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, included exhortations for furthering freedom and equality at home and abroad. The president also cited the […]

New measures demand attention


Last week voters across the country approved measures that will change the face of American education. In California, Proposition 30 passed, allowing for a tax increase on the wealthiest Californians to fund K-12 schools as well as state colleges and universities. In Washington and Georgia, voters passed a law to allow charter schools to operate, […]

How should the Republican Party reinvent itself?


What made the difference between a second term for President Barack Obama and a first term for Mitt Romney? Ninety-three percent of black voters, 71 percent of Hispanic voters, 73 percent of Asian voters, 55 percent of women voters, 63 percent of voters earning a family income under $30,000 and 60 percent of voters ages […]

Media must avoid sensationalism


As news outlets started calling the election for President Barack Obama on Tuesday night, I couldn’t help feeling like we could have called it a long time ago. Even if Republican Mitt Romney hadn’t had such a clumsy campaign, it’s become increasingly rare for an incumbent president to lose, especially an unchallenged one. And Obama […]