This column can be described as an attempt to portray myself through my writing. Fifty-nine articles later, I honestly can’t think of anything further that needs to be said to explain what I believe to be true about politics.
If voters were able to consider both candidates irrespective of political affiliation and who is offered on their ballots, I think that it would force them to consider ideas outside of their personal ideologies.
Frankly, a race between Whitman and Brown is the kind I want to see in November. Jerry Brown has extensive experience and knowledge concerning the position of governor, having successfully served as governor of California from 1975 to 1983. Meg Whitman is a relatively reasonable conservative, and I imagine will more fully develop her plan for California in the coming months.
The BP oil spill April 20 reignited decades-old controversy over offshore drilling—controversy that was brought home last month by President Obama’s proposal to open up offshore drilling in the Gulf Coast and off the shores of Alaska.
I am happy to be politically neutral today — a first, I think, since I began writing my columns. But, as they say, there’s a first time for everything. I began thinking about who I will choose to vote for next week in the ASI Presidential campaign by asking myself similar questions as I do during national presidential campaigns.
Just as bringing charges of fraud against Goldman Sachs has not checked their motivations to make profit their bottom line, which is easily seen in their recent profit gains.
Sarah Palin and I began our public political journeys at the same time. I began my journey writing columns for the Mustang Daily the same week that she made her debut debating Joe Biden.
It has been 12 days since the bill passed, and I have yet to see any hammers and sickles or murals of Obama in military garb painted on City Hall downtown.
Earmarks rules are geared toward ending politicians’ practices of garnishing perks from private corporations, and in turn providing these corporations with taxpayer dollars.
When I think of the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement, I see that protesting does change society.