Tagged Ronald Reagan


The Year of the Wall

The 2015-2016 academic year must have been the year of the wall. Throughout the summer Donald Trump declared the need to build “a great, great wall on our Southern border.” During the student protest at University of Missouri Mizzou and other campus protest, the protesters formed a ‘human wall’ in order to establish a ‘safe…

Barack Obama

A Difference in Metrics

A dip in the unemployment rate caused Adam Hartung at Forbes to write an article claiming that President Barack Obama is the greatest economic president of modern times. While an unemployment rate of 6.1 percent down from a peak of 10 percent during Obama’s administration does sound impressive, it should be noted how poor this…


Where Has The Republican Party Gone?

The longtime stalwart of conservative values, the Republican Party has faltered over the last few years in Minnesota. Now more than ever, the Republican Party needs a strategy to become relevant again in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but before outlining a strategy, it is important to understand how the Minnesota Republican Party found itself…

Fairness hangs in the balance

This election cycle is going to be very important in Minnesota, and it has nothing to do with the presidential election.  The Minnesota State Legislature is up for grabs, and for democrats, it may be winner-take-all. Governor Dayton has made clear his desire to raise taxes on the rich for the sole purpose of raising…

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