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To The Antifa, With Love

11/6/2017

Students for a Conservative Voice has been around for a while (12 years, in fact). Along with our conservative friends at CFACT, we have hosted dozens of conservative speakers ranging from personalities like Ann Coulter to more principled speakers like Governor Bobby Jindal.


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Hollywood in Crisis Mode

11/6/2017

On October 5th, Hollywood became immersed in crisis. After lengthy and exhausting research, The New York Times blasted prominent Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein, with numerous allegations of sexual harassment and of paying off the victims of his repulsive behavior.

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Northern Irish Unionists Hate Democracy

11/6/2017

If you are like most people, you know nothing about the politics of Northern Ireland.No one expects you to: as the Irish have been systematically oppressed politically and economically for over 800 years because they have refused to abandon their native language and religion to their conquerors, the British Crown. Unfortunately, the political storm brewing in Northern Ireland could have dire consequences for all peoples of the British Isles and democracy as an institution.

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Recent Mining Comments Show Failure to Understand Each Other

11/6/2017

In a recent New York Times article by Reid Forgrave, Becky Rom, leader of Save the Boundary Waters, was quoted as saying, “Danny Forsman drives to the mine in his truck, comes home and watches TV, and he doesn’t know this world exists,” and her husband Reid Carron said, “They want somebody to just give them a job so they can all drink beer with their buddies and go four-wheeling and snowmobiling with their buddies, not have to think about anything except punching a clock.”Both of these comments are seriously ignorant of the other side and are insensitive to miners in the Iron Range.

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Trump and the Media: an Unlikely Love Story

11/6/2017

Asked on October 19th by reporters to grade his administration’s response to the tragic events in Puerto Rico, Donald Trump declared, “I give ourselves a ten.” He then went on to later claim that the situation was even worse than the one created by Hurricane Katrina.

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Trump Administration Determined to Protect the Unborn

11/6/2017

Earlier this month, President Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared that “human life begins at conception” and vowed to protect citizens “from conception to natural death.” HHS Secretary Tom Price drafted the pro-life plan in September 2017, although he resigned later that month.

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Eminem's Use of Identity Politics

11/6/2017

“Eminem is back,” read the headlines on Facebook and YouTube last week in reference to the rapper’s new freestyle cipher, The Storm, performed during BET’s award show. But considering the clever imagery Eminem used in his video, I would offer a more fitting headline: “Eminem, welcome.” Welcome to the nasty game of identity politics. In this recent video, Eminem went much further than using controversial language.

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Remembering John Brown

10/19/2017

In the wake of recent events, such as the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally on August 12, cities and communities have disputed removing Confederate monuments in cities across the nation.

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Las Vegas: Moving Forward

10/16/2017

Trying to take on the enormity of the Las Vegas shooting emotionally is a daunting task. Much that has been revealed to the public that should discourage even the brightest optimist.

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Abortions, Guns and Intellectual Honesty

10/16/2017

In the wake of the October 1st mass shooting in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival politicians, politicians, political activists, and our nation’s conscious, Jimmy Kimmel, had plenty to say about our nation’s plan regarding gun control.

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Time to Privatize the Dorms?

10/16/2017

Sky-high rent. Faulty amenities. Nonexistent cleanliness. These sound like nightmare scenarios for college living arrangements, probably because of predatory landlords and evil apartment companies.