Author: Lindsey Kolb

A Different Brand of Conservative

As conservatives, we are asked over and over again about our stances on different issues. As much as all conservatives wish that we could all have the exact same belief system, we do not. There are different “brands” of conservatives as I like to say. Some focus more on economics than social issues, and others focus more on the past than the ever-coming future. This can easily be seen by attending conservative events like CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference. Such events bring in speakers from all over the conservative spectrum to speak on different topics that are important...

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TCC’s Guide for Back-To-Campus

For some of you reading this, you’ve already been in college for a while. For others, this will be your first fall semester in college as a freshman. You’ll be shocked that you are one of the only ones around that’s a Conservative. To help alleviate this frustration, here’s a guide for the Conservative college students headed back to campus: 1. Head’s up, everyone that surrounds you on campus, including professors and students will more than likely be liberal. It’s the constant struggle that all Conservative college students face. At times you may feel like you’re one in a million...

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College Republicans Denied to Obama Speech in MO

On Tuesday, a group of ten College Republican members set out to stage a peaceful protest on the campus of the University of Central Missouri (UCM) in Warrensburg, Missouri, as President Obama was visiting the campus to give a speech. The week before, the state board of the Missouri College Republicans sent out emails, Facebook invites, and Twitter invites to fellow Missiouri CRs in the hopes of having a peaceful and respectful protest. Missouri College Republicans state vice-chair, Kailea Bogner, said, “I wanted to do a demonstration because as the UCM College Republican President, I felt we needed to be heard...

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: 2013 Edition

At a time when most Americans are looking to the scandals of the IRS and Benghazi, Missourians have been focusing their political eye to Southeast Missouri to a special election that was very contested. When nine-term elected congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson announced her resignation from US Congress just shortly after winning her re-election of the 8th Congressional seat in Missouri in November of 2012, many politicians jumped at the chance in order to snag her seat in the southeast Missouri district. Jo Ann resigned in order to take the position of CEO of the National Rural Election Cooperative Association in...

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Bob Dole on the 2013 GOP

I couldn’t help but become fascinated with an interview on FoxNews with former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole that was aired this Memorial Day weekend. Senator Bob Dole previously served in World War II, where he was wounded. He also ran an unsuccessful campaign for president where he was beat by President Bill Clinton. Despite his failure to acquire the presidency he is still an icon for the Republican Party as an excellent and relentless leader. In the interview with FoxNews, Dole answered a question about the current situation with the Republican Party. He was asked if his generation...

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