Could Markets Have Predicted the Civil Rights Movement?

Author’s note: It’s been quite some time since my last post. In fact, it’s the last day of November and this will be my last post this month. It’s been a bit hectic getting settled in Ottawa, in addition to some other things that have been going on, but I do hope to get back into […]

More Civilized Conversations, Less Screaming Over Each Other

A few days ago, I happened to catch a segment from All In With Chris Hayes. He had on one of the people I follow on Twitter, Tim Carney. Part of the reason that this is noteworthy is because Carney is of a different ideological perspective from Hayes. Carney writes for the Washington Examiner, which, in […]

Is There No Easier Way To Choose a President?

I think this cartoon — while meant to be funny — also has a good point. The USA just went through one of the longest and most expensive campaigns — isn’t there an easier way to do this? I understand that some folks think that there might not be and I really don’t have a […]

“Take Back the Country” — From Whom?

Yesterday during class, I saw a tweet from Mitt Romney: With Ohio’s help, @paulryanvp and I will lead in Washington and take back our country. mi.tt/TWtRCV — Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) November 1, 2012 This made me a bit upset and not in a partisan way. From what I understand, Democrats used this same ‘slogan‘ in […]