The Truth on ObamaCare

Throughout the Obama administration, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has undoubtedly sparked controversy between both sides of the political aisle, becoming arguably the most contentious piece of legisl…

The Controversy Around Hillary

Hillary Rodham Clinton. One would be hard-pressed to find someone who didn’t know the name. Hillary—spelled with two l’s—Clinton made a name for herself first at Wellesley College where she beca…

AUMF 2015 and the War on ISIL

There is a common refrain in American politics when politicians discuss taking military action in foreign countries. “[insert country of interest here] is going to be another Afghanistan… another Iraq…

Sectarian Strife in Yemen

February 10th, the U.S. Department of State announced a formal withdrawal from its embassy in Sana’a, Yemen, in response to mounting Houthi power in the capital. This departure marks a new political d…

Three Decades Late: U.S.-Cuba Relations

Fifty-four years after diplomatic fallout, the United States and Cuba are finally ready to let bygones be bygones. In his State of the Union address on January 20, 2015, U.S. President Barack Obama ca…

Underestimation Nation

On October 15th Fox News presented a poll that found 58% of Americans felt “things in the world are ‘going to hell in a handbasket.” [1] These findings tell us two things. First, we should probably qu…