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Rick Perry: “The Stumble”

Ana Abraham
November 30, 2011
Filed under Politics

It seems like it would be a Politician’s worst nightmare to lose track of what they were saying in the middle of a debate. But, on November 9, that’s exactly what happened to GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Perry. What has become known as "The Stumble" may have done irreparable damage to Perry’...

Internet Voting

Ana Abraham
November 16, 2011
Filed under Politics

Did you know that some countries, such as Estonia, and even parts of Canada allow their residents to vote online? When is America going to jump onboard with this revolutionary technology? Not anytime soon, according to some experts. Computer science professionals at Johns Hopkins University believe tha...

Herman Cain Spends His Day in the Spotlight, but Can’t Keep His Story Straight

Katherine Lavoie
November 9, 2011
Filed under Politics

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain declared Monday that he was falsely accused of inappropriate sexual behavior in the 1990’s while he was head of the National Restaurant Association, but spent the rest of the day contradicting the details of the story. Cain was responding to the Sunday P...

GOP Candidates Call for Flat Individual Income Tax

Lynn Jenkins, Esq.
November 9, 2011
Filed under Politics

Four of the top Republican candidates for president have called for a flat individual income tax. Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry, and Mitt Romney, the GOP front runners for the 2012 presidential election, have all put forth tax reform plans that include some form of flat income tax. Their ta...

Income Tax Returns on a Postcard?

Lynn Jenkins, Esq.
November 2, 2011
Filed under Politics

After much flourishing, presidential hopeful Rick Perry finally unveiled his vision for tax reform. Called "Cut, Balance, & Grow," Perry emphasized that the plan is long range. He stated, "My plan should not be viewed in a vacuum but in comparison to a continuation of the status quo." He touted i...

A guide to Obama’s student loan plan

Brandon T. Bisceglia
October 28, 2011
Filed under Politics

  By KIMBERLY HEFLING AP Education Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Recognizing that college students and recent graduates are facing rising tuition prices and burdensome student loan debt, President Barack Obama announced a plan that seeks to lessen the burden of paying back student loans....

Presidential Candidate Herman Cain’s 999 Plan Under Scrutiny

Lynn Jenkins, Esq.
October 26, 2011
Filed under Global News, Politics

Since presidential GOP candidate Herman Cain has risen in the polls, his 999 plan for tax reform has come under increasing scrutiny. Now considered a Republican front-runner, he faces the difficult task of proving that his plan — touted as his vision to a return to prosperity — can actually work. It se...

Perry Ad Comes Down Hard on Romneycare

Timmy Farmer
October 19, 2011
Filed under Politics

A minute long video launched by the Rick Perry Campaign on Oct. 9 comes down hard on rival Mitt Romney, bashing the healthcare law which Romney championed as Governor of Massachusetts and comparing Romney’s law to ‘Obamacare’. The dramatic advertisement, which looks more like a movie trai...

Proposed Millionaires Income Tax Would Hit Democratic States Hardest

Lynn Jenkins, Esq.
October 19, 2011
Filed under Global News, Politics

The millionaires tax recently proposed by Senate Democrats would hit taxpayers in Democratic-dominated states almost twice as hard as those in Republican-dominated states. According to an analysis by The Daily Caller (www.dailycaller.com), "states that have elected two Republican senators tend to hav...

NJ Governor Chooses Not to Run in 2012 Election

Cristal Reyes
October 19, 2011
Filed under Politics

Chris Christie is a name that can either make one smile or frown…depending on one’s political affiliation. The New Jersey governor has been the center of much controversy.  Whether or not he was going to put his foot in the 2012 presidential elections was one of the biggest controversies in the...

Republicans Unhappy With 2012 Candidates

Miriam Correia
September 28, 2011
Filed under Politics

When asked how they feel about the GOP candidates, the word unimpressed came up a lot.  The Washington Post polled voters, asking them to describe the choices in one word, and 37% of Republicans and Republican leaners used negative ones.  According to the Washington Post, 44% of all those polled used...

2012 Election Fast Approaching

Cullen Mclane
September 14, 2011
Filed under Politics

The year 2012 is getting closer and closer, and what an interesting year it promises to be. There’s a lot for people of all walks of life to look forward to. Sports fans will have the London Summer Olympics, video gamers will be getting a brand new Nintendo system, and moviegoers can look forward to A...

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