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America Works Works

In the latest season of House of Cards, Frank Underwood proudly proclaims “America Works works.” And it does. However, the America Works that exists in reality…

The Fall of John Kitzhaber

On February 18th, amid allegations that his wife was inappropriately paid by clean energy companies, Democratic Governor John Kitzhaber of Oregon resigned. The entire affair…

Don’t Snooze, S-News!

While one might not see applications like Facebook, Twitter, or even Snapchat as anything more than entertainment, that perception is changing as more and more…

Apocalypse Tomorrow

Part 4 of a series on U.S. cybersecurity.  Part 1.  Part 2.  Part 3. I know not with what weapons World War III will be…

The Great Game

Part 3 of a series on U.S. cybersecurity.  Part1.  Part2.  Part 4. By 2010, the Iranian nuclear program was clearly behind schedule. Despite dire predictions…

Shooting Down Local Laws

Local and state governments have constantly engaged in a battle over legislative power, perpetuating a struggle that blurs the line of influence each level of…

Swinging Red for Rand Paul

“Is government inherently stupid?” the Republican Senator asked the young Californian crowd; attempting to joke. Although, perhaps the real humor would lie in the odd…

Surfing the Darknet

Surfing the Darknet is part 1 of a series on U.S. cybersecurity.  Part 2.  Part 3.  Part 4. Overshadowed in the past months by bombings…

The Text of Texas

Moses had influence over the constitution of the United States— at least that is what students are being taught in Texas. The social studies textbooks…