When placed side by side gun control and transgender bathroom rights challenge traditional left-right conceptions of freedom. The debates surrounding both gun rights and transgender restroom rights center on the level of control Americans are willing to cede to the U.S. government. Clearly, these issues are not comparable in terms of their implications: enacting stricter […]
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.
More than any past election cycle, this particular presidential race has Americans perplexed and hoodwinked by a process they have (mostly) trusted. During the chaos that is a presidential campaign, dozens or even hundreds of politicians are sifted through in order to find the man or woman best suited for the Oval Office.
If Congress does not respond quickly with a declaration of war and the United States does not call NATO to action, we have failed our ally, France, and her people — and we are responsible for their continued vulnerability to future attacks.
More childish than the medium, however, are the messages themselves, which were clearly calculated to be provocative rather than representative of real beliefs. Indeed, the individuals that have been seen around campus sporting “Make America Great Again” hats also happen to be those contributing least to any meaningful dialogue.