Politics

The Terrible World of A Trump Supporter

Rednecks, racists, rebels; anything but educated. These people are considered stupid enough to even think of Donald Trump as our next president of the United States. However, really, is it?…



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An Interview with Candidate Will Jawando

“I’m the only millennial in the race,” says Will Jawando, Democratic Primary candidate in Maryland’s 8th District, “and along with that comes student debt.” In his campaign, Jawando has focused…



Who is Obama’s New Supreme Court Pick?

President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to fill the seat vacated by the death of Antonin Scalia has already begun to cause some controversy. But who is Garland, what is…


Tuesday, Tuesday

The Super Tuesday contests are over, and, with the results in, a few trends become immediately clear. Two candidates in particular favored very well, while many others floundered and now…


Palmetto Pugilism

The GOP duked it out in the recent South Carolina primary, and the results were, in a number of ways, notable and game changing. Frontrunners continued their momentum, and secondary…


Fear and Loathing in the Caucus

With the Nevada caucuses now complete (on both the GOP and Democrat sides), both sides, more or less, have continued the progression expected by most analysts and voters. However, a…


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Requiem for a Justice

“Scalia had a very real talent of writing biting, trenchant, sometimes even memorable opinions either in the majority or in the minority,” states McDaniel Political Science Professor Dr. Herb Smith….


I, the Political Hypocrite

Voting is perhaps the greatest symbol of a democratic government. The idea that the populace chooses its leaders is championed, especially in the U.S. with its long tradition of democracy….


The Building Blocks of Bernie

It’s undeniable that the insurgent candidacy of Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic Primary has made history in its early success and ability to use anti-establishment sentiment to appeal to…


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Granite State of Mind

The first in the nation primary in New Hampshire has come and gone, and while lacking the entertaining pizzazz of the Iowa caucus, it still has sent shockwaves through what…


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What Iowa Means

The Iowa caucus has finally come to an end, and in the wake of it a number of questions hang over the head of the American voter. What exactly just…



Ben Carson: Public Religiosity?

  Among 2016 Republican candidates there has been a growing force: Dr. Ben Carson. With his agenda being highly influenced by pro-Christian stances, could he be an effective figurehead for…



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Democrats Spar in First Debate

Together for the first democratic debate this year, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, former Virginia Senator Jim Webb, and former…


The Bernie Problem

It seems that colleges across the country have caught Bernie fever. The rise of the Vermont senator has been meteoric in nature, and has put once guaranteed nominee Hillary Clinton…



Tuition in 2016 Politics: What’s Next?

Although it is not even 2016 yet, the campaign race is in full swing. Where do the five Democratic and 18 Republican candidates stand on the swelling costs of higher education? Most, if…