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Second government shutdown looms

By Ian Van Orden / February 12, 2019

Dec. 22 marked the beginning of the longest government shutdown in United States history. The 35-day shutdown, which was temporarily lifted on Jan. 25, surpassed the previous record from the mid-1990s by 14 days. Since then, nearly three weeks have passed and America draws closer to another possible shutdown once more. Feb.15 will mark the…

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Are you ‘complicit with evil?’

By Ian Van Orden / October 30, 2018

  Fake News. Nazis. Fascists. Are you complicit with evil? Though extreme political rhetoric has existed since the earliest days of our country, it’s hard to deny that we live in an extremely polarized climate today. The last decade has seen a shift towards extreme tribalism, with citizens and voters being pulled to one side…

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