Search Results for ""gay marriage"" : 12

by / on November 7, 2012 at 2:42 pm / in Domestic, Opinion, Uncategorized

The Grand Old Problem

…e., nearly 100 percent Democratic in any given election). Romney likewise adopted the party policies of opposing gay marriage and abortion (although he differed from the official party platform in that he argued for exceptions for abortion in the case of rape, incest, or when the mother’s life is threatened). While both sides of the abortion debate still seem to be more or less evenly matched, gay marriage is quite another story – the tide has tu…

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by / on August 19, 2012 at 11:33 am / in Domestic, Opinion

Chick-fil-Anger

by Photo from Wikimedia Commons This summer a slew of protests and counter-protests erupted across the United States over Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy’s comments concerning gay marriage. LGBT activists organized a “Kiss-In,” where homosexual couples displayed signs of affection in front of their local Chick-fil-A restaurant. In response, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee organized a “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day,” intended to…

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by / on June 10, 2012 at 9:14 am / in ACE Forum, Allegiance of College Editors

Interview with Suzanne Nossel, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA

by Suzanne Nossel is the Executive Director of Amnesty International USA. Ms. Nossel has also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations, COO of Human Rights Watch, and Ambassador for UN Management and Reform at the US Mission to the United Nations. The following interview was conducted on May 30, 2012. Questions were submitted from writers at three ACE member publications: Columbia Political Review,…

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by / on August 22, 2012 at 6:52 pm / in Election 2012

Fired Up

by photo from Wikimedia Commons Good news for President Obama: His liberal base is now itching for a fight. In the past few months, liberal enthusiasm for reelecting the president has been shockingly low (at least when compared to the atmosphere of 2008). The weak economy and a solid gridlock in Washington had siphoned away much energy among Democrats, and the Supreme Court’s Obamacare ruling seemed to be the nail in the coffin. Eithe…

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by / on December 5, 2004 at 2:11 pm / in Blast from the Past, Domestic, Election, National Security

A Question of Vision

by Former Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry had an impressive biography but no coherent policy vision. Stuck in the wilderness for at least another two years, the Democratic Party has conjured the spirits of conventional wisdom, and they have spoken. “The Democrats produce a litany of concerns, while the Republicans have a narrative,” says James Carville. “Democrats must speak in a language that allows all voters to know we…

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by / on March 30, 2013 at 11:50 am / in Opinion, World

Man at a Crossroads

by It has been a rough month for French politicians: Jerome Cahuzac, the Minister for the Budget has abdicated over a scandal involving an alleged undisclosed account at UBS, a Swiss bank UBS. Francois Hollande, the president, after less than a year in office, has seen his approval ratings drop radically to a meager 30%. But perhaps, the worst week award goes to ex-President Sarkozy, who is formally under examination for “abuse of weak…

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by / on June 10, 2012 at 9:07 am / in ACE Forum, Allegiance of College Editors

Ace Forum: Healthcare III

by This is the third in a four-part series on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In the first installment of this forum, Hussein Elbakri, of the Columbia Political Review, analyzed the arguments for and against the Affordable Care Act’s constitutionality. Next Noah Fram, of the Vanderbilt Political Review, discussed the Act from the standpoint of public policy, asking directly if the bill is “a normative good for society.”…

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by / on July 17, 2012 at 1:28 pm / in Domestic, Election 2012, Opinion

Calling on Condi

by As the race towards November edges closer, so does one of the most important decisions former governor Mitt Romney will have to make. A vice presidential pick has the ability to fire up the base, attract independent voters, appeal to certain key demographics, and complement the person at the head of the ticket. All of these objectives are essential to the presumptive Republican nominee’s effort to win the White House. But due to Sen…

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by / on March 4, 2011 at 3:04 am / in Africa, Cover Story, Issue, Main Menu, World

27 Million Bound

by In July 2009, President Barack Obama made his first presidential visit to sub-Saharan Africa and took his wife and daughters to the Cape Coast Castle, a ghostly whitewashed fort in Ghana that was used to hold and ship Africans to the Americas during the time of the Atlantic slave trade. In an interview with Anderson Cooper, Obama compared visiting Cape Coast to visiting Birkenau: “The experience of slavery is like the experience of…

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by / on March 27, 2012 at 1:15 pm / in Election 2012

Election 2012: Romney’s RINO Race

by Although it seems likely that Mitt Romney will nab the nomination in the end, he’s having trouble getting there. He needs 1144 delegates, and if Rick Santorum keeps picking up conservative states, then the Republican Party will have to hold a brokered convention, the likes of which we haven’t seen in over half a century. So far, Mitt is halfway there with 566 delegates, more than Santorum (273), Newt Gingrich (135), and Ron Paul (50…

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