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April 18, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Commentary: Republican Party must reform immigration policy

By | Nov 16, 2016

While there are several issues the party needs to tweak its stance on to survive in the coming millennia, the most pressing is that of immigration reform.

Commentary: Candidates should focus on poverty issues

By | Apr 6, 2016

If there is one thing on which Republicans and Democrats can agree this year, it is that the leading candidates lack humility.

Commentary: Why I am not voting for Bernie Sanders

By | Feb 10, 2016

Aside from his terrible economic ideas, Bernie Sanders also has another problem: He will be unable to work with Congress.

It’s time to stop the sequester

By | Mar 1, 2013

Without further congressional action, on March 1 the sequester will take effect and will impose drastic across-the-board federal spending cuts that are meant to be evenly divided over a nine-year period and bring in a projected $1.2 trillion. These austerity-like cuts will decrease tax revenue and increase spending on benefits programs, like unemployment, further causing…

Budget discussion must move forward

By | Dec 14, 2012

President Barack Obama’s election victory was met almost immediately by a panic over the economy pulling a Wile E. Coyote and running off then edge of the cliff, realizing there is nothing beneath it and then subsequently hurtling downwards into oblivion. The “fiscal cliff” is a term that has been used to describe a bundle…

Polarized American politics reflected in population

By | Aug 30, 2012

The ideological gulf that continues to widen between Democrats and Republicans makes us more polarized than ever before.