Politics


The Plight of American Politics: Hyper-partisanship

Gridlock. Frustration. Irritable politicians. American politics has an issue that has caused the government to shut down and enraged many Americans. This issue is hyper-partisanship. Hyper-partisanship is the reason why…





Debate #3: Foreign Policy

Last night’s third and final presidential debate was on foreign policy, a subject which usually matters little to voters. As James Carville put it during Bill Clinton’s 1992 campaign, what…


Campaign Platforms for College Students

As election time grows nearer, students at McDaniel have started to become more politically active than usual. Watching President Obama and Mitt Romney deliver campaign speeches on television and researching…


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Political Controversy in Budapest

BUDAPEST- Political tension over the new Hungarian constitution continues in Budapest, capital city of Hungary, and home to many McDaniel students studying at the school’s sister campus abroad. Controversy arose…


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The Big Deal Behind Protect IP and SOPA

Depending on where one goes on the Internet, people generally find two narratives about this bill.  One of which often proposed by the critics is how this bill will stifle…