Author: Michael McGrady

Post-debate/Pre-primary: New Hampshire is alive with rivalry

The New Hampshire primaries are placed in a unique time frame for the 2016 presidential election cycle. With Saturday night’s GOP debate concluded and the ballot boxes getting brushed off for Tuesday, Republicans and Democrats are ready to cast their votes for the first primary election this political season. Based on poll data, Trump is the leader in the New Hampshire Republican primary. Top seated candidates that are left in the race include Cruz, Rubio, and Kasich (yes, he is still in the race) . On the other side of the political spectrum, comrade socialist Bernie Sanders still dominates the...

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So, how did Iowa pan out?

The nation held its breath as the voters of Iowa became the first to vote in the 2016 primary elections. Already historic, the 2016 race for President of the United States has been chalk full of self-indulgent corporate executives, half-baked political ideology, and a pantsuited traitor. According to the last Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics Iowa poll before the caucuses opened Monday, Trump was set to take over Iowa with Cruz and Rubio following behind. Well… that didn’t happen. Senator Ted Cruz managed to pull a victory out of Iowa, despite what national polls stated. Cruz managed to procure 28% of the historic 186,000 GOP...

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What’s Happening with Chipotle? A Breakdown

Much of the risk in investing in a publicly-traded company is based on the internal and external performance of the company you entrust your money to, and includes factors like the economy, regulatory affairs, and even public health.  That last item–public health–has seriously impacted Chipotle Mexican Grill: the Denver-based food chain, which has stakes in both the U.S. and Europe and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol CMG, has quickly fallen into chaos in light of several major food safety controversies. In late November 2015, Chipotle experienced a food company’s worst nightmare: an E. coli breakout.   However, Chipotle’s...

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NASA Update: Omnibus Spending Bill Gives the Space Agency More Money

In November, TheCollegeConservative published a report on the current state of the United States government’s outer-space policy. We revealed a commonly underreported aspect of American policy making, and the astronomical divisiveness that is driven by a fear of wasted tax dollars. In addition to NASA’s Journey to Mars, the mission and operations of the agency received a much need spending boost. The highly controversial Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, popularly known for being the “omnibus spending bill,” provided the National Aeronautics and Space Administration more funding then in the previous fiscal year. Under the third title for Science, in the...

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Fetal Tissue Research to be Investigated

The fetal tissue debate just got a new player: the Inspector General’s office (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Tuesday, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) announced that the HHS OIG will be conducting a federal investigation and research probe into fetal tissue research sponsored by the HHS National Institutes of Health (NIH). Senator Paul, and 34 other senators, wrote and signed letter to the HHS Inspector General (IG), Daniel R. Levinson, back in October, in response to undercover videos exposing potentially illegal research of baby fetuses by Planned Parenthood organizations. The launching of an investigative probe into...

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