Post Tagged with: "republican"

Coulter Speech Amuses, Offends

Coulter Speech Amuses, Offends

Students who attended Ann Coulter’s speech Thursday evening in Lohrfink Auditorium came with a range of expectations. Some, like Dan Galloway (COL ’13) attended the event because they find Coulter entertaining. Sam Greco (SFS ’15), a moderate conservative, came to hear her comments on economic policy. Anwesha Banerjee (COL ’13),[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Mitch Daniels Talks Fiscal Sense

Speaking to an overflowing crowd in Riggs Library Friday, Governor Mitch Daniels (R-Ind.) emphasized the importance of dealing with America’s debt crisis. Before beginning, Daniels applauded those in attendance for their dedication to politics on a Friday night and for “not being nearly as nerdy as I thought you would be.”[Read More…]

by September 26, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Eisenberg: Conservative Change of Mind

Let’s hear from a few of the leading Republican candidates for the 2012 presidential election about their efforts to win over LGBTQ voters. First, there is Baptist minister and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, who said earlier this year that giving gay and transgender people equal rights would be like[Read More…]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Republican’s Regressive Attitude Hits a Little Too Close to Home

Congress is back for the 112th session, and the post-election calls for working together are the hot thing around Washington. Both parties say they want to get along on taxes, spending cuts and most importantly, the health (Obama) care bill. That’s right: In two short years, Republicans and Democrats say[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Aid to Haiti Should Not Be Political

The amount of money the United States pledged last spring in emergency aid to Haiti following the devastating earthquake: $1.15 billion. The amount of money that has since gone to Haiti to assist in the aftermath of the tragedy: $0. It has been nearly nine months since the disaster in[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Obstructionism Not the End Goal

With a liberal president and an overwhelmingly Democratic Congress, the Republicans have struggled to find a new role in government. Greatly marginalized, the GOP redefined itself by its staunch opposition to the Democrats’ policies. As the Republican Party continues to move rightward, it has made a point to fight the[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Warming Up to Tea Party’s Civic Involvement

Until recently I had never quite clicked with the Tea Party. In virtually every Republican primary featuring the media-constructed narrative of an “establishment” candidate versus a Tea Party insurgent, my allegiances had rested with the former. I backed Trey Grayson over Rand Paul in Kentucky, Sue Lowden over Sharron Angle[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Republican Filibuster Halts DREAM Act

Defeating a measure hotly anticipated by immigration reformers, the U.S. Senate voted Tuesday against closing debate on a bill containing the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, after failing to break a Republican-led filibuster. The result was a disappointment to many cultural and political groups on campus, as[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Youngest Congressman Offers Fresh Take on GOP Politics

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.), the youngest member of Congress and voted “hottest freshman” by readers of The Huffington Post, spoke to students Wednesday evening in the Intercultural Center about his fast track to Congress, his experience as a first-time senator and his views on the current state of the Republican[Read More…]

by March 4, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News