Author: Elissa Roberson

A Failure To Act

In light of today’s reports concerning the U.S. consul attack in Libya, here are just a few thoughts: I’m sick of having a President who has failed his duty as Commander-in-Chief. Yesterday marked the 11th Anniversary of September 11, while also seeing an array of mistakes. Not only did the White House Staff deny Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request for a meeting, but reports of attacks on the U.S. Embassy in Libya started filing in early yesterday afternoon. My question: Where in the world was the President during all of this? I’m assuming his breaking 9/11 attack ad...

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America The Beautiful

Whether you are Democrat or Republican, one thing can be agreed upon: Americans have seen hard times over the last four years. The growing unemployment rate, national debt, as well as the possibility of legislation that has the capability of fundamentally changing this country are amongst the issues Americans have on their minds while preparing for the election in less than 70 days. Voters will then have to decide between two opposing ideals and, with this decision, the possibility of drastically altering how the American Dream is perceived by people all over the world. It is my heartfelt opinion...

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“Chavez”: Immortalizing a Domestic Terrorist

In their Sunday edition on July 1st, the LA Times featured a story about a new biopic currently being filmed in Mexico that depicts the life of Cesar Chavez, the Mexican-American UFW (United Farm Workers) union leader best known for his role in the grape boycotts of California during the 60s and 70s. This is the first film portrayal of the Arizona native and will depict the trials said leader overcame as well as the lives of those around him including socialist promoter Dolores Huerta. After giving descriptions of life on set for the cast and crew, the article winds...

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Whose Job is it Anyway?: The Duty of Government in Education

As my colleague, Christine Rousselle, pointed out in her article “Indoctrination Story” here at TheCollegeConservative, political agenda-pushing in the name of “diversity” begins at a young age.  Today, America’s school systems have become battlegrounds for a liberal agenda.  The excuse?   To “broaden the student’s outlook on life.” Please. This may seem like a radical question to ask, but how much longer are we going to allow an inefficient federal education system to decide what the future generations of Americans learn?  Children are being well-trained in 4th to 8th grades, while students’ standardized test scores in secondary education have...

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