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Expect the Unexpected

Expect the Unexpected

By Sarah Schroeder On Friday our group will attend the inauguration ceremonies of the 45th President of the United States. As you all know, this election season was very different from what we are used to. Unexpected candidates, unpredictable campaign events and debates, and a seemingly consistent stream of scandals and gaffes made for a campaign … Continue reading

The GOP’s Postmortem

The GOP’s Postmortem

By Jon Lueth; Companion Piece The 2016 Presidential election season was easily one of the most controversial in my lifetime. Both parties found themselves in scenarios they would never have dreamed possible. To the joy of many Republicans, Bernie Sanders, the relatively unknown “Democratic Socialist” Jewish Senator of Vermont, briefly appeared to pose a serious challenge … Continue reading

Budget Matters

By Levi Larson Tax cuts, raising  taxes, spending cuts, and spending increases are all common phrases in addressing the federal budget. Democrats and Republicans tend to have opposing visions on the matter. As a generalization, Democrats fall under the category of tax and spending increases. Republicans, on the contrary, are in favor of tax cuts and … Continue reading