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Minnesota Football Stars Bring Their Success to the Next Level, Break School Record

Minnesota Football Stars Bring Their Success to the Next Level, Break School Record
May 7, 2020

The 2020 NFL Draft was unique for many reasons. For starters, the draft was completely virtual because of the COVID-19 pandemic. NFL personnel, prospect players, and fans all watched as the NFL Commissioner...

The Venezuelan Problem: Socialism

February 7, 2020

For the first time in U.S. history, the President of the United States invited a serving, democratically elected, foreign president to attend the annual State of the Union Address. Juan Guaidó, the acting...

Can the free market solve climate change?

November 26, 2019

If there is any idea that is despised most when debating climate change and environmental protection, it is free market environmentalism. The idea of solving climate change by reducing regulations and...

US Military kills ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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November 9, 2019

On October 26, 2019, the United States military conducted a raid that killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS. The attack was conducted at a compound that housed al-Baghdadi and his family in Idlib...

The government should get out of drug prices

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November 2, 2019

It doesn’t take a political science expert to inform the public that our nation is in a period of intense polarization and political strife. It seems that every issue is partisan and that no solution...

Minnesota Twins have record setting year

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November 1, 2019

In March 2018, the Minnesota Twins didn’t have much to prove. Besides making deals with veteran power-hitters Nelson Cruz and CJ Cron, the Twins seemed like a team with potential that had no chance at...

Harvard Wins Affirmative Action Lawsuit, For Now

Harvard Wins Affirmative Action Lawsuit, For Now
October 10, 2019

In one of the most significant rulings on social policy in recent history, Federal District Court Judge Allison Burroughs ruled in favor of Harvard University and their affirmative action acceptance process....

New allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

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September 26, 2019

I have an honest question. Is due process even a legal standard anymore? If so, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is not receiving any form of legal justice as he continues to be slandered for...

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