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 […]
Our political discourse is nonsensical. The Republican party is at war with itself, with Reganites clashing with Trumpian-populists for the soul of the GOP. In the Midwest, the Democratic platform feels like it was airdropped from Mars, with the laughably out of touch party losing Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin in the 2016 presidential election […]
In today’s 24-hour news media, politics has evolved from an annual to a daily endeavor, resulting in a massively polarized political society. As a result, it is easy to lose touch with inner morality; openly despising opposing political ideologies seems to be the most salient action in the United States. Whether it is an anti-free […]
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.
The history of our world is no longer told the way that Traditionalist Conservatives will tell it. It is no longer told the way I did, as a rivalry between the Anglo-American and French traditions. The history of America is now told, as it ought to be, in fairness, as a history of a multitude of narratives. We are all immigrants, we learn, and no one narrative has a claim to the land. The charge is no longer to find inspiration for the Bill of Rights in the Philadelphia Constitution, as Willmoore Kendall seeks to do, but to find inspiration for the Bill of Rights in the Iroquois Constitution.