American politics

Why I support Barack Obama

Look, Obama has not been perfect. He didn’t close Guantanamo Bay. The economy hasn’t exactly bounced back in the US the way everyone would like….




Tea Party for one

Damn it.” “Damn it, damn it, damn it.” This was me, cursing as I’m sure many Bruins fans were, upon hearing the news that Tim…


Mission abandoned

On Oct. 21, 2011, almost every news channel I turned to was covering two things: the announcement that former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi had been…


International news briefs

Libya’s new leaders declare liberation Members of Libya’s interim government declared the official liberation of the country on Oct. 23, three days after the death…



A world changed

For most people, the subject of history is a straightforward affair. In grade school we’re taught that A happened before B, which preceded C. There…


Trouble in the U.S. of A.

The future looks bleak for the economy of the United States. Currently, the U.S. is embroiled in a dispute about whether the decision by Federal…