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On the campaign trail: Leading into March

Politics, Politics and Opinions April 21, 2016 at 10:24 pm 0 comments

When The Yellow Jacket last reported on the campaign trail it was in anticipation of “Super Tuesday,” the largest primary voting day in the election cycle. Since then, a lot has happened that has changed the outlook of the entire race. On Super Tuesday, Republican front runner Donald Trump pavedRead More

On the campaign trail: Super Tuesday

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 9:25 pm 0 comments

As the name certainly suggests, Super Tuesday is a big day in the American political system, and the results of Tuesday’s primaries are certain to affect the terrain on the 2016 campaign trail. On the first of March, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia allRead More

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

On the campaign trail: February

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 8:56 pm 0 comments

As the election year finally begins, new developments on the campaign trail have dominated the news cycle. In previous issues of The Yellow Jacket, we spotlighted several candidates and gave our readers more in-depth information about their campaigns. Now, The Yellow Jacket is going to focus on the new andRead More

Donald Trump hosts Saturday Night Live

Politics, Politics and Opinions January 2, 2016 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

George Pataki, a candidate for the Republican nomination who is currently averaging only about 1% in the polls, responded to Donald Trump’s recent appearance on Saturday Night Live by submitting an equal air time request to NBC on Friday, November 13. Pataki’s letter to NBC, on the basis of FCCRead 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