Domestic Terrorism in Wisconsin
There’s trouble brewing in Wisconsin’s Northwoods. It’s already ugly and a lot of us fear it’s going to get a lot worse. At issue is a proposed iron mine that is in the early permitting process. It took a hard fought legislative victory to even get to the point where state-mandating testing could take place. But now the mere presence of miners in the Badger | Read More »
On Elizabeth Warren’s Claims of American Indian Ancestry
For those of you who don’t know, I’m a history major currently working toward his Master’s Degree in the same. My particular focus is American Indian history, so I think it should come as little surprise that I’ve been watching the Massachusetts Senate race for more reasons than wanting Scott Brown to win. The moment Elizabeth Warren’s claims of Native ancestry surfaced, a little something | Read More »
Commander-in-“Chief Speaking Bull”
President of the United States, Barack Obama oftentimes publicly articulates profound moral indignation. Speech after speech, Obama has shown deep offense for everything from corporate executive earnings and bonuses to socio-economic, racial and cultural injustice. On occasion Obama has been known to exude righteous anger when attacked by detractors or criticized by popular news organizations. Barack Obama has exhibited ire at past administrations, political Neanderthal | Read More »
The Future? Part 1 – Race Relations & Immigration
Our biggest long-term problem is the party’s race relations. For decades now Republicans (and even conservatives in general) have very successfully been labeled as racists and bigots. Yes, this is very largely because our opponents have driven this message to the public, but ultimately it is our fault for not working hard enough to selling ourselves and our accomplishments in this area.