Policy

The Supreme Court Vacancy: Another Example Of How The Parties Hurt Our Country

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        2016 is almost certain to be a year that political scientists and historians will study for decades to come. ...
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What We Learned From Iowa

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On Monday residents in Iowa were able to cast the first votes in the 2016 presidential primary race. At the end of th...
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The Wedging of America and the Suppression of the Center

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The United States is made up of about 1/3 moderates and has more Independents than any other party affiliation. As a ...
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3 Times Leaders Went Against Their Party For The Greater Good

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The 113th Congress was rated one of the least productive congresses in history, and the 114th is not shaping up to do...
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The Bumper Sticker Party

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Last week's debate was an inevitable clash between two institutions in crisis: political journalism and the Republica...
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NEWS & OBSERVER: A push for the middle

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RALEIGH - Just so you know, people and organizations are out there trying to put an end to the partisan politics tha...
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Can We Call This A Democracy?

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It is no secret that the two major parties in the U.S have actively worked to rig the election system for their own b...
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The Democratic Debate Superlatives

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Last week CNN hosted the first Democratic party debates. While the political analysts and talking heads are each offe...
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Pro-Life, Anti-Plan

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I'm not sure the Republican presidential candidates really care much about abortion. Yes, there is lots of huffing an...
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What I Learned Working For Both Parties

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With the way many people view government nowadays it is typical for me to get a strange look when I tell someone that...
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