Tag Archives: politics

Tea Time

My experience with the Tea Party. Continue reading

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Non-partisan Corruption

Corruption doesn’t discriminate based on political parties. Continue reading

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Post-election Letdown

The Republican primary for Governor was supposed to be a battle but it ended up disappointing. Continue reading

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Dornon’s Index 2/25

2-3 – inches of snow this week in Georgetown. 325 – the number of Hummers sold in December 2009. A lot – the amount of people that all of a sudden care about figure skating. 5th – heart attack that … Continue reading

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Republican candidates in review

With the Republican gubernatorial primary on March 2, the race is beginning to heat up. Currently, there are three contenders – Rick Perry, Kay Bailey Hutchinson, and Debra Medina. Perry, the governor of Texas since 2000 when he took over … Continue reading

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Tea Party or Tea Baggers?

The Tea Party, at first, seemed to emerge out of nowhere. Initially, it was just groups of people getting together to protest the stimulus package/bailout that came out of our government. They didn’t see themselves as one coherent movement, but … Continue reading

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Liberal Student groups on campus increase activism

Looking for a way to become more involved or even obtain a bit of knowledge about current world issues? The immense amount of student groups on campus has increased this semester and these groups are looking for new members to … Continue reading

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Kay Bailey Hutchison for Governor: Rally at Southwestern

This past Tuesday, Feb. 16, Texas GOP gubernatorial candidate Kay Bailey Hutchison visited Southwestern during a rally hosted by the College Republicans. Hutchison addressed students, faculty and staff gathered in the Howry Center about several key issues of her campaign. … Continue reading

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Obama is mislabeled as a “socialist”

The word “socialist” is being inappropriately applied to Obama and Democrats in general. We’ve all heard the word since the 2008 election. Recently, with conservative ire at the large budget deficit and health care, it’s being thrown about a lot … Continue reading

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Republicans playing politics hurting them, their future

With a current national debt of over $12 trillion and a deficit of around $1.35 trillion for 2010, debt and deficit reduction is rightfully at the top of America’s current concerns with the government. Fiscal responsibility, spending freezes, budget cuts … Continue reading

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The Race to the Bottom

Within two days, two candidates for Governor have successfully destroyed their own campaigns. Continue reading

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Dornon’s Index 2/10/10

1 – the number of National Tea Party conventions to date $549 – the price for a ticket to the entire event $349 – the price to attend a dinner at the convention at which Sarah Palin spoke (mumbled? read … Continue reading

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