Last weekend, thousands of Republicans young and old flocked to National Harbor, MD for the largest conservative gathering of the year: the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). The laundry list of speakers in attendance included sitting senators, members of congress, political pundits, journalists, activists, and of course our very own President Trump and Vice President […]
On Tuesday, the University of Michigan College Republicans hosted conservative political pundit Charlie Kirk for a speech in the Michigan League. The talk centered around a discussion of ideological diversity and conservatism on college campuses, an especially salient issue as of late, following Central Student Government’s divestment debate last semester. Charlie Kirk is the founder […]
Eight long years ago, a young black boy from Detroit—a descendant of slaves—saw perhaps one of the most amazing events in human history. Dear 44, Just like the elements of winter, memories of you are both beautiful and cold. Eight long years ago, a young black boy from Detroit—a descendent of slaves—saw perhaps one of […]
On November 12, a U-M crime alert was sent out that described the harassment of a hijab-wearing woman the day before by an unknown man on State Street in downtown Ann Arbor.
2016 has been the year of upsets. First the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the seemingly unstoppable Golden State Warriors; then the Cubs overcame a 100-year losing streak; and now Trump “trumped” the Clinton machine.
Free speech is not merely a political tool of the “right” or the “left” but rather an integral civil liberty necessary for an informed, democratic society that seeks social progress. Casting free speech and the First Amendment as opposed to social justice limits the ability of activists to push for change and separates two causes […]
I am a culturally conservative libertarian who believes in American global leadership. I am disillusioned by this election as are many across political beliefs and interests for so many reasons other than mine.
All too often I encounter conservatives, Republicans, or libertarians making the fatal conceit of the left: assuming the individual as a given and forgetting the antecedent institutions that develop us to become free for excellence.
Needless to say, I think this is all malarkey; that is, all of this jargon is merely academic posturing dressed up in high-sounding definitional rhetoric—all to obscure a deeper reality: that modern gender theory is merely a cover under which those confused about their maleness or femaleness can work out their own misgivings, past hurts, and future insecurities under and within what appears to be a large, welcoming tent of legitimacy. It is no such thing.
by Ryan Shinkel Here I argue that marriage can only in principle consist in a relationship with sexual complementarity, and that prudent public policy should not let the state fundamentally alter an institution originating in generational renewal to one of mere state contracts of companionship. Many contemporaries believe marriage is only a romantic relationship between […]