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Yet we have this hope

(By Ellen Densmore, 1776 Scholar) Friends, I don't know about you, but I'm losing hope. The two major candidates for president are arguably the most detestable individuals ever to seek public office in the United States.

How will you act during election season?

(By Evan Verbal, 1776 Scholar) On November 8Th, America will face one of the most important elections in its 240-year history. This event has gained the attention and fascination of media and citizens across the country

Hillary Clinton, international arms dealer

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Hillary Clinton as secretary of state approved of selling  $316 billion of our most powerful American weapons and war planes to foreign countries, many of which throw homosexuals off buildings, murder their

The tsunami and the helicopter

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) You are on a beach. You see out to sea a towering tsunami wave, roaring in fast. Overhead suddenly you hear a helicopter. It’s bobbing and weaving, black smoke trailing from its

Our racial tragedy as Lincoln saw it

(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow)  If we define tragedy as a crucible of human pain where vast forces collide and blame is unclear, the centuries-long ordeal of black and white in America is exactly that.

How CAIR enabled the NY-NJ bomber

(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow)  After the Ahmad Rahami bombings in New York and New Jersey over the weekend, chalk up another jihadist strike on the homeland enabled by CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

The view from Romania

(By Branden Yeates, CCU Student) Since most of the news I read is written by Americans about Americans, hearing what people from other parts of the world think about current events is a real treat.