Opinion

December 5, 2018

Any decent person, regardless of his political orientation, will agree, emphatically, that American chattel slavery or the denial of women’s right to vote were immoral. Treating people as less than animals and denying people participation in the electoral process solely on the basis of gender are indefensible.

Despite this consensus, there is a growing trend on the Left that uses these flaws in our nation’s history to reject ev...

November 22, 2018

Here was a fractured America made whole. All it took was a common love—in this case, a common love for the natural beauty of our country.

November 12, 2018

Crying children. Illegal immigrants locked away in cages. Children forced to appear alone in court. Nothing galvanized the nation over the Trump administration’s immigration policies than the debacle of this past summer, which has even drawn comparisons to the Nazi concentration camps.

By “debacle,” I’m referring to the Trump administration’s announcement of its “zero-tolerance” policy along the U.S.-Mexico border. The policy s...

November 10, 2018

As the tension and excitement from midterms finally comes to a close, I’ve had the opportunity to reflect on my involvement in Chip Roy’s campaign in Texas’s 21st congressional district.

Though I attend school in San Angelo and live in Mike Conaway’s congressional district, I was offered the opportunity to engage voters through blockwalking and phone banking for Chip Roy in an important race against Democrat Joseph Kopser. Havi...

November 7, 2018

The main human physical characteristics - race, age, and gender - tend to shape our political identity. Historically, one’s race, age, and gender would determine if one leaned to the left or to the right. For instance, if you were a white male, you would most likely hold conservative beliefs. If you were a female or a person of color, you would most likely hold more liberal views. Older people would base their beliefs on tradi...

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