Writing for Rutgers’ Daily Targum, Cody Gorman comes to a conclusion about the WikiLeaks controversy that is starkly different from the position we articulated two weeks ago:
All in all, Assange idealizes what this country is founded on — checking the power of elected officials to
In the last several months we have seen North Korea sink a South Korean naval vessel and shell the island of Yeonpyeong, killing several civilians. By all rights, such actions should be considered acts of war against the South, and by extension against the South’s
During debate over the recent tax bill, many people complained bitterly about the idea of allowing the wealthiest taxpayers to continue paying their current (higher) rates. They argued that it would only be “fair” to force the rich to pay even more than their less-well-off
Have Americans actually changed their minds about government spending?
A Federal commission recently concluded its work on a proposal to address the nation’s skyrocketing national debt. That debt is the subject of much renewed attention, and is growing at an unsustainable pace which, like reckless credit
In an incisive piece in MIT’s The Tech, Keith Yost writes the following regarding the recent WikiLeaks scandal, in which tens of thousands of stolen classified American military and diplomatic documents were released on the Internet by the website’s operator, Julian Assange:
As he hides behind
The Editorial Board of the The Alligator at the University of Florida expressestypical American outrage over the new intrusive security at airports:
The main question Americans face is not one of ultimate safety — as the Yemen-originated printer bombs did not have to pass through an
Not since 1938 have Republicans gained so many seats in a single Congressional election as they did in the recent election. Voters were not merely angry, but were aware of the policies of the party they voted against. There is good reason to think that
As the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act continues to pour massive amounts of stimulus money into the economy, some European governments have—in a move quite out of character—started to call for austerity measures in regard to government expenditures. Spain's government has recently changed its position
In a recent article entitled "Investing in Evil" University of Chicago student Craig Johnson condemns his college for sanctioning investment in what he calls "institution[s] with blatantly unacceptable and even illegal practices."
Johnson goes on to describe what he sees as a remedy for the situation,
Arizona is reportedly researching how much it will cost taxpayers to prosecute every case of illegal immigration under a “zero tolerance” policy. So far, the task appears hopelessly daunting:
[T]o prosecute these misdemeanors, Arizona would need to have a federal criminal justice system twice the size