Brendan Pringle
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Obama's 2013 sacrificial lamb

In President Obama’s eyes, America will soon be a land flowing with milk and honey: a land where GDP will increase by 4.4 percent and unemployment will steadily drop to 7.5 percent, and where college graduates aren’t sleeping on parents’ sofas.…

A declaration of war

While we were all swept up in the spirit of the Super Bowl, the Obama administration essentially declared war on the Catholic Church. Last Sunday, Catholic priests all over the nation urged their parishioners to speak out against the administration’s…

A 'confused agenda'

While the media dwells on the Republican Party primaries, I prefer to focus my attention on the local elections. The California primary is so distant that it will have little or no impact in this national race anyway. For this…

Examining the lasting impact of Roe v. Wade

The horror of abortion is one that is always unfathomable for me. From the sudden loss of innocent human life to the trauma that plagues affected mothers in the years following it, I believe abortion only destroys lives. Last Sunday…

A closer look at Dr. King's 'Dream'

I have a dream … that we may all take the time to listen to the words of Martin Luther King Jr. instead of perpetually misinterpreting him. A breathtaking orator and stunning leader, King brought a fierce, yet productive energy…

How conservative thought will escape suppression

The California public university system prides itself as an open marketplace of ideas with one caveat: ideas must be liberal or otherwise have no place in the classroom. We all know that it exists on campus. Start talking politics with…

Conservative depiction of Obama diction

In case you missed President Obama’s year-end address, I’ve taken the liberty of sharing my interpretation of it with you. Please note that several empty platitudes have been removed for the sake of brevity: *   *   * Hi, everyone. As 2011…

Why CSU tuition is just 'too damn high'

Brendan Pringle is an English senior and Mustang Daily conservative columnist. These past few weeks, we have heard the California Faculty Association unleash its primal cry over its salaries — and for good reason. The California State University (CSU) Board…

Congress bringing shady deals to Capitol

Brendan Pringle is an English senior and Mustang Daily conservative columnist. Wall Street may seem like the symbol of “big money” and greed to most Americans, but some of the greatest flow of money happens at our nation’s capital. As…

Fight America's internal 'Berlin Wall' on World Freedom Day

Brendan Pringle is an English senior and Mustang Daily conservative columnist. Prior to its fall on Nov. 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall stood as a clear symbol of separation between the free and the oppressed. From its construction in 1961,…

Conservatives under attack: Looking into a national trend

Brendan Pringle is an English senior and Mustang Daily conservative columnist. We often think of the university campus as an open forum where students can voice their opinions under full protection of the First Amendment. So it seems. With so…