Monthly Archives: September 2011

AUCRs Visit Glenn Beck and GBTV

On Wednesday, a group of 7 AUCRs took a bus to New York City to take part in a special edition of Glenn Beck’s GBTV program, which focused on conservative college students.  I was fortunate to be among those who … Continue reading

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Maybe Rick Perry is 2012’s Fred Thompson After All

Back in August, when Rick Perry officially launched his campaign for President, some bloggers and columnists compared him to Fred Thompson, who got into the 08 race late because of good poll numbers. I dismissed such comparisons at the time … Continue reading

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Congressman Aaron Schock Pays A Visit to AU

Aaron Schock spoke on campus Tuesday night to a packed room in Mary Graydon.  He explained how he got into politics, what it’s like being the youngest member of Congress, and how he keeps in shape (yes, someone asked about … Continue reading

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Lemon Socialism and Crony Capitalism: The Failure of Obamanomics

The collapse of solar firm Solyndra is the beginning of the end for Obamanomics.  After more than  32 months on the job, President Obama and his economic (on)crack team have managed to increase the chronic unemployment rate to record highs, … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman is a [insert expletive here]

Paul Krugman is a fascinating example of a brilliant mind gone haywire, somewhat like Russell Crowe’s character in A Beautiful Mind.  To commemorate 9/11, the ever-brilliant Krugman published a short blog post titled “The Years of Shame.”  In it, he … Continue reading

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Remembering

I was 11 years old when the Towers fell, when the Pentagon was mired, when United 97 fell in Pennsylvania. I am among the last Americans old enough to remember that day, and details are beginning to fade.Last year, I … Continue reading

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Remembering September 11th: We Must Not Forget

As we commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11, we must not forget the countless stories of heroism, loss, triumph, and tragedy. We should think back to what it was like, ten years ago, when as a country, we stood united … Continue reading

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