The First Debate: The Winners and Losers

With the first round of Democratic debates now written into the history books, it is clear that over the course of the two night event between twenty candidates that there were several people who clearly managed to break out, and other candidacies which failed to reach expectations or simply imploded. Prior to the debates, former … Continue reading The First Debate: The Winners and Losers

Pete Buttigieg for President

The Democratic Party is facing one of its largest primaries in recent political history. It was only in 1976 in living memory that the party faced so many candidates with sixteen running for their party's nomination, including the eventual nominee in Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter, who faced opponents such as Alabama Governor George Wallace, Arizona … Continue reading Pete Buttigieg for President

End the State of the Union Spectacle

The first President of the United States, George Washington, gave the first ever State of the Union on January 8, 1790, at Federal Hall in New York City. He addressed both the House of Representatives and the Senate, and to many modern readers, it might appear to be reminiscent of the modern State of the … Continue reading End the State of the Union Spectacle