Search Results for "Christie" : 6

by / on August 27, 2012 at 11:55 am / in Domestic, Opinion

Conventional Wisdom

…redefine the Republican Party, and much of this mission falls to the keynote speaker – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Christie has become a star of the GOP and represents the direction in which the Party is trying to move: focusing primarily on fiscal conservatism while being more open to social moderates. While it is unlikely that Christie’s (political) weight can turn New Jersey red for Romney, being the keynote speaker virtually guarantee…

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by / on October 5, 2011 at 5:30 pm / in Domestic, Most Recent Column, Opinion

Yes, We Cain?

by While Chris Christie, the latest would-be savior of the conservative establishment, consumed much of the last week’s media bandwidth (and quite a few calories too), the most important story in the GOP race right now is the fall of Rick Perry and his potential eclipse by the most unlikely of candidates. The Texas governor is down, but certainly not out, as a cursory glance at the latest polls reveals. Perry has lost a lot of ground…

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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 October 16, 2012 at 11:59 am / in Web Columnists

Jamie Boothe

by Jamie Boothe is a sophomore in Columbia College majoring in biochemistry, with plans to attend medical school. He is the Director of Operations for the Columbia University College Republicans, and he is both a strong social and fiscal conservative. He can be reached at Not One for Talking October 16, 2012 2:05 am  This election year has seen U.S. energy policy and the debate on global warming (does it exist…

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by / on February 22, 2012 at 1:20 pm / in Domestic, Election 2012, Opinion

Tampa, We Have a Problem

by While President Obama still has a long way to go on the road to reelection, it is quickly becoming clear that the current set of Republican presidential candidates don’t have what we, in this country, used to call “the right stuff.” Mitt Romney is unprincipled; worse, he seems to have prided himself on that fact until it occurred to him that it might cost him the White House. Rick Santorum, despite his impressive surge, may be too…

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by / on October 14, 2011 at 1:16 pm / in Most Recent Column, Opinion, World

Carne Asada and a Side of Jihad?

by This past Tuesday, United States law enforcement announced that they had foiled a plot by the Iranian government to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the US  in Washington, DC. Unsurprisingly, this news generated headlines across the globe. This has all the makings of a Tom Clancy novel – a foreign government, let alone Iran, contemplated a political assassination on American soil. Yet, this is not the most bizarre part of the sto…

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