You might have heard, “I am moving to Canada if Trump gets elected”, from average American citizens or Hollywood celebrities living in their own bubble. Canada, however, does not need more liberal elites. You also might have thought that moving to Canada would be easy, but you don't just choose Canada, it chooses you. In … Continue reading OPINION: Canada Can’t Criticize Our President When They Have Justin Trudeau.
Donald Trump has developed a reputation for standing up for himself, which has earned him tremendous support among a pro-populist, right-wing base. He epitomizes the brash, snarky bravado that has arisen in our reality TV culture, where everyone insists upon being "real" and "not fake." In 2016, he upset the political establishment by exuding authenticity, … Continue reading “Markets Will Crash” Not a Protestation of Innocence, Hurts Trump’s Image
If you look up 'Beto' O'Rourke on the internet today with an aim to find a relatively negative article on him, you're going to have to dig deep. You will most likely find various write-ups on the 'new revolutionary face to the Democratic party' that is facing Senator Ted Cruz for Texas Senate, how he's … Continue reading OPINION: Ted Cruz Challenger ‘Beto’ O’Rourke Is A Hack.
Those who have read Frédéric Bastiat’s “The Law” would do well to remember his sage words in the wake of the South African government's forcible seizure of property from white farmers as reparations for the misdeeds of apartheid. Bastiat’s work was a concise, yet profound commentary on the dangers of governmental power, and the way … Continue reading OPINION: What French Philosopher Frédéric Bastiat Would Have to Say About South Africa’s Seizure of White Owned Farms
In economics, minimum wage is illustrated as a "binding price ceiling" which represents a price control typically set by the government. This price control sets a limit on the legal hourly wage that an employer can pay an employee. When talking about wages, binding price ceilings are important to the employee because it guarantees them … Continue reading An Increasing Minimum Wage Hurts the Economy in the Long Run
Thousands looking for a better life are stranded at the border. They are unwanted by the country to which they are traveling, and unable to live in the country from which they are leaving. While this may sound like the US border with Mexico, such is the state of the Ecuadorian border with Columbia. To … Continue reading OPINION: Venezuela, Columbia, and Ecuador- The Challenges of Immigration
Supporters of President Trump often explain that they like his confrontational style, insisting that the man is simply standing up for himself. As opposed to past commanders-in-chief who largely ignored criticism and administration leaks, Trump has become widely known for lashing out publicly. While Trump's vocal retorts definitely prove that he is no shrinking violet, … Continue reading OPINION: Trump Plan to Strip Security Clearances Smacks of Pettiness
Since 2001, the fluctuating cycle of deployment, death, and lack of results in the United State’s (U.S.) seemingly never-ending war in Afghanistan has fueled national anguish and misconceptions of an overarching mission and provoked the capitulation of two administrations to ineffectual public demand rather than seeking a sensible solution. On October 7th, 2001, President George … Continue reading The Current Effort to Stabilize, Modernize and Globalize an Unprecedented Afghanistan
On November 8th, 2016, Wisconsin shocked the country when it turned red. As a swing state that was highly contested, many Americans believed that Wisconsin would ultimately turn toward the biggest voice that had been echoing from it: Hillary Clinton. Like many states, the major cities within Wisconsin glowed blue: Madison, a university town, and … Continue reading Why You Should Care about Wisconsin’s Primaries
In recent years, many U.S. states have voted to legalize recreational marijuana in their community. Some voted in hopes of boosting their local economy while others were more concerned about their emotional state. Although the health benefits of medical marijuana have been demonstrated in numerous studies, the benefits of recreational use appear to be more … Continue reading OPINION: Recreational Marijuana Legalization Is Not A Smart Move For Our Country