On December 14th, President Barack Obama took to the podium to address the country on the current status of the American military efforts against Islamic State of Syria and the Levant (ISIL). According to Mr. Obama, ISIL has been handed the fight, and our “progression must continue.” In addition, President Obama is dispatching his chief foreign policy officers to work on continuing his strategy of maintaining hard strikes on the terror group, diplomatically and militarily. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is being sent to the Middle East to help with the strategizing of coalition forces in the region. In addition,...Read More
Author: Michael McGrady
The Fox Business Network’s Republican Debate is now in the books. Now that a few days have passed, it is time for a post-mortem of the debate, the moderators, and (ultimately) the candidates themselves. Just how well did the whole event pan out? First, the structure of the debate and the questions asked were a step above those from the CNBC debate two weeks prior. This is owed to the fact, largely, that the moderators were not asking questions about fantasy football. Fox Business Network’s Neil Cavuto, Maria Bartiromo, and The Wall Street Journal’s editor-in-chief Gerald Baker offered questions...Read More
When you think of outer space, you may think about space ships, Neil Armstrong, and a troubled young Jedi in a galaxy far, far away. But what about politics, congressional hearings, international space treaties, and the discussion of exploring Mars by Senators? This is the real world of space politics. Aside from the next generation technologies that are boasted on the media, the real “space race” happens to be in the halls of the nation’s Capitol. Recently, the Congressional Subcommittee on Space had a rare meeting to examine the proposed Mars exploration plan straight out of the National Aeronautics and...Read More
On Wednesday, Americans tuned in for CNBC’s “Your Money, Your Vote” debate on the economy. They were presented with a wild broadcast that fell short behind the serioushype that led up to the debate. The liberal University of Colorado at Boulder, or better known as CU-Boulder, was the backdrop to quite possibly one of the most outrageous nights in the 2016 election thus far. CNBC marked the debate at 14 million viewers, calling it it’s most watched night in the network’s history. This record is lower than the first two GOP debates, which both averaged over 20 million viewers. The first...Read More
After the intensive Democratic primary debate and TheCollegeConservative’s live-tweeted coverage, the debate went off without a hitch. Hillary Clinton, former of Secretary of State under President Obama, and Bernie Sanders, the self-righteous socialist U.S. Senator from Vermont, commanded the stage through out the night. The Issues covered in CNN’s broadcast included criminal justice reform, civil rights, and foreign policy. Notably, however, Clinton and Sanders both held adamant stances on college affordability. Sanders wasted many breathes on a proposed ‘speculation tax’ that will be levied on Wall Street and the rich. The revenue from that would, allegedly, fund tuition-free education for...Read More
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