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Trump endorsed by former KKK leader

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 9:18 pm 0 comments

The always unpredictable real estate mogul and presidential hopeful Donald Trump managed to find his way onto the front page again recently. Trump received an endorsement this past week from former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke, a white supremacist from Louisiana that claimed it would be an act of “treasonRead More

GOP candidates clash in Feb. 13 debate

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 8:57 pm 0 comments

Taking place only hours after news had broken of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, it was not surprising that the matter of his replacement began the most recent GOP debate in South Carolina. Given that the Republican Debate began with this matter, it was also not surprising that theRead More

Meet the Candidate: Rand Paul (R)

Meet the Candidate: Rand Paul (R)

Politics, Politics and Opinions January 2, 2016 at 5:14 am 0 comments

One of the most memorable moments for Rand Paul in the second Republican Debate at the Reagan Library would unfortunately have to be Donald Trump’s rather flagrant criticism of his physical appearance. Trump’s remarks carelessly emerged not long after he made a similar jab at Carly Fiorina, saying, “Look atRead More

Meet the candidate: Jeb Bush

Meet the candidate: Jeb Bush

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 21, 2015 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

What’s the Republican Presidential Nomination without another Bush running for a presidential bid? Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is determined to set himself apart from his brother’s and father’s legacies by highlighting his own achievements and goals for the White House.   Bush attended the University of Texas at Austin andRead More

Meet the candidate: Scott Walker

Meet the candidate: Scott Walker

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 5, 2015 at 7:14 pm 0 comments

Aside from his participation in the most recent Republican debate, one of Scott Walker’s biggest claims to recent fame are his thoughts on the status of the American labor force. Indeed, his curious plans for American labor reform, including his most important goal to eliminate the National Labor Relations Board,Read More

Fiorina takes the second debate

Fiorina takes the second debate

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 5, 2015 at 7:08 pm 0 comments

The stage was set in Simi Valley, California at the Ronald Reagan Library when the top 11 Republican nominees took the stage. All eyes were on Donald Trump as many were expecting him to make blunt comments on a variety of issues, such as immigration or the passing of theRead More

Meet the Candidate: GOP’s Bobby Jindal

Meet the Candidate: GOP’s Bobby Jindal

Politics, Politics and Opinions September 14, 2015 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

As we hear constant news about Hilary Clinton’s emails or Donald Trump’s startling remarks, it is important to also be informed about the other twenty candidates running for their parties’ nomination and, of course, the Presidential nomination. In this series, “Meet the Candidate,” the Yellow Jacket will take a lookRead More

Chris Christie and Jeb Bush early hopefuls in 2016 Republican primary race

Chris Christie and Jeb Bush early hopefuls in 2016 Republican primary race

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 3, 2015 at 9:02 pm 0 comments

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush seeks favor with Independents; meanwhile, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie faces new controversy, Reuters and New York Times reported. Both are vying for the Republican nomination in 2016 and stand out in the unusually large field of GOP Bush, who is the brother of formerRead More