By: Cecilia Moore Two mass movements, one for secession from and one for a proposed admittance to the United States, have recently reached milestones. In seven states, petitions for secession have passed the 25,000-signature threshold required to warrant a response from the Obama administration. And three weeks ago, Puerto Rico held a referendum in which a majority of its voters [...]
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By: Park MacDougald If you use social media, you have probably been exposed in recent days to a sometimes funny, more often depressing deluge of hysterical reactions to the reelection of one Barack Hussein Obama. If your newsfeed did not provide you with sufficient all-caps cries of socialism, obliviousness to spell-check, or thinly veiled racism, a website, White People Mourning [...]
By: Robert Jones Does anyone remember consumer confidence? There’s a buzz word that no one seems to write about anymore. The index is measured by an independent research group called the Conference Board based on 5,000 households’ current opinions and expectations of the economy, and for years it was seen as a proven indicator of the country’s economic and political [...]
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By: Max Wallace On September 26th, Congressman Rob Woodall came and spoke at a meeting of the University of Georgia College Republicans. Woodall, who to order cialis online canada ok office in 2011, serves Georgia’s 7th district and currently sits on the House Budget Committee. During the meeting, Georgia’s youngest congressman shared his thoughts on the election, bipartisanship, and the [...]
By: Andrew Roberts On Wednesday night, the Chapel on North Campus was packed with political enthusiasts eager to hear the Young Democrats and the College Republicans fight it out for the first time on stage. Hosted by the Georgia Political Review, Non-Partisans for Progress, the Roosevelt Institute, and the Honors Program Student Council, the event involved three members from each [...]
By: Ronnie Kurtz We Built It Hard to miss those signs plastered around the Republican National Convention that just wrapped up in Tampa. It certainly sounds like a good motto for the Republicans, doesn’t it? A constant reminder of perhaps Obama’s worst “gaffe” of his first term, the phrase drives home the Republican ideals: it was the hard work of [...]
By: Kelsey Thomas From the election of James M. Smith in 1872 until the failed re-election campaign of Roy Barnes in 2002, Georgia had a Democrat in the Governor’s Mansion (three mansions, in fact). Democrats controlled both houses of the General Assembly from 1891 to 2003, and the state swung for the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate consistently from 1868 until [...]
By Ronnie Kurtz Wow. On the day of the Colorado, Minnesota, and Missouri caucuses, I, long resigned to the fact that Mitt Romney will be the eventual nominee, ignored these contests as trivial exercises and steered my television away from CNN. That apathy quickly dissipated when the most overt of my conservative friends came in smiling like he had just [...]
By: Ryan Prior “Keys to the White House” is a model for predicting presidential elections. Developed in 1981 by American historian Allan Lichtman and Russian scientist Vladimir Keilis-Borok, the model retrospectively explains every presidential election from 1860-1980, and predicted every election result between 1984 and 2008. The model assumes a more nuanced and pragmatic electorate for which the economy is [...]