Category: Current Events

The World Mourns Nelson Mandela, dead at 95

The World Mourns Nelson Mandela, dead at 95
BREAKING NEWS: In our culture, there are very few names that instantly sear an image of true liberty into one’s soul: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln… and, for sure, Nelson Mandela. Mandela, a political prisoner who was imprisoned for 27 years for opposing Apartheid, has died at the age of 95. He was also South Africa’s... Read more »

Ayn Rand's Objectivism vs. KONY 2012

Ayn Rand's Objectivism vs. KONY 2012
To preface, do I really need to explain what KONY 2012 is? We’ve seen it constantly plastered on Facebook and on the news, or we’ve seen the video (or about as much of it as we can stomach. I for sure am not going to even link to that video. You’ll see why.) But, the other half... Read more »

Happy New Year from Steven, the Young Republican (and Patsy and Edina, of course!)

Happy New Year from Steven, the Young Republican (and Patsy and Edina, of course!)
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ONE AND ALL! I truly cherish each and every one of you, and wish you nothing but the best for this year. May all your wishes come true, and may you live to be the best self you can be. Only when you embrace your true self can you become the... Read more »
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Cardinal Francis George on the Gay Rights Movement: "Something like the Ku Klux Klan"

Cardinal Francis George on the Gay Rights Movement: "Something like the Ku Klux Klan"
In the Battle of the Catholic Church versus Homosexuality, the war rages onward. For years the Church has had an open and firm view on the Gay Rights Movement, but never before has one member of the clergy stood up in so courageous a way as Cardinal Francis George of Chicago. According to the Chicago... Read more »

Occupy Wall Street: Failure upon Failure upon Failure upon Failure

Occupy Wall Street: Failure upon Failure upon Failure upon Failure
Anyone who has been watching the news lately, and anyone with even 1/4 of a brain, has been disgusted by the riotous, weed-driven frenzy that is the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Calling it a “Movement” is actually giving it too much credit, but if the word can be used for describing the purging of waste... Read more »