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Exploring Republican candidates’ ignorance, phobias

Bret Belden April 10, 2016

American religious extremism has been around since this country’s inception. Jefferson saw where it failed in Europe and decided to be quite clear on how great of an idea a secular government would be....

From The Left: N.C. gender act a mistake, insult

Bret Belden March 31, 2016

Charlotte, North Carolina recently made the unforgivable mistake of moving into the 21st century by passing an anti-discrimination bill protecting the LGBTQ+ community. The North Carolina state government...

From the Left: A history of amnesia in the US

Bret Belden February 1, 2016

Gore Vidal famously quipped, “We are the United States of Amnesia, we learn nothing because we remember nothing.” Vidal was known for his brutal honesty about American politics and those who voted...

Legislators must not succumb to fear

December 8, 2015

By Mark Kobzik The United States has long been an occupier of foreign lands. Since the post-World War II-era, we have become entangled in the far reaches of the past colonial worlds. From Vietnam to Nicaragua...

2016 Democrats won’t save democracy

December 8, 2015

By Mark Kobzik When I show up to the polls along with thousands of other New Hampshire voters, I will have to choose between three candidates. Unfortunately, in a system where there are only two parties,...

Savoring free speech

December 1, 2015

Republican frontrunner Dr. Ben Carson has made the news quite often with his controversial, and frankly disturbing, comments. Whether it is comparing abortion to slavery, or stating that if Jews had more...

From the Left: Trump was right

October 29, 2015

I can’t believe I am saying this, but Donald Trump was right. The day before the Democratic debate, Trump said he thought the debate would be boring, so he would live tweet it. He was correct. The Democratic...

From the Left: Why Trump, Carson won’t make America great again

October 12, 2015

The most recent polls for the Grand Old Party nomination have billionaire Donald Trump and famed surgeon Ben Carson leading with Jeb Bush still set in third place. Many political pundits and journalists...

The Republicans are right

April 27, 2015

By Brendan LeRoy “Every last word of Obamacare must be repealed!” say Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell and John Boehner. Come to think of it, I cannot remember a single Republican...

Chicken burrito bowl with guacamole

April 20, 2015

By Brendan Leroy, Columnist With five hundred and sixty-eight days left before the election, the race for the president has begun. Four senators have announced their candidacies, none of whom were any...

LeRoy: Taking down the dragon

Bret Belden April 7, 2015

From the Left By Brendan LeRoy In October 2014, Rockingham County joined Hillsborough County as a high intensity drug trafficking area. The benefit of this designation is that local officials are allocated...

LeRoy: The Homeland Generation

Bret Belden March 30, 2015

From the Left By Brendan LeRoy A few weeks ago I decided I had become too reliant on my smartphone. Here at UNH the dependency on these devices is extreme as I watch people walk and text at the same time...

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