In one of his most extensive and defining works as Bishop of Rome, Pope Francis published a Papal Encyclical titled “Fratelli tutti”, or “All brothers”. Outlining a myriad of ills facing our world, the piece hones in on one theme: that the world, while espousing principles of “diversity”, “globalization”, and “openness”, is quickly sinking awayContinue reading “Pope Francis’ Fratelli tutti lays out a bold shared vision for American market advocates”
Arizona’s Catholic Community Sees Religious Bigotry in Criticisms of Potential Supreme Court Justice
Following the Honorable Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death less than one week ago, Senate Republicans and President Donald Trump have moved to nominate a new Justice to the Supreme Court of the United States. In less than four years, President Trump has filled two spots on the nation’s highest court. With Ginsburg’s passing, Trump willContinue reading “Arizona’s Catholic Community Sees Religious Bigotry in Criticisms of Potential Supreme Court Justice”
Yuma County Recorder Robyn Pouquette sent an email on Sunday Sept. 20th to the Office of the Governor, citing concerns about Secretary of State Katie Hobbs’ new voting guidelines. Pouqette made clear that “security and integrity remain [his] concern,” and that he does “not feel [he is] able to accommodate any such requests for theContinue reading “Arizona Secretary of State under fire for voting guidelines that “diminish security and integrity””
The national media has its eyes on newly designated swing state Arizona as the country heads into the 2020 presidential election cycle. Meanwhile, Arizona educators have their eyes on a different agenda: strengthening public schools and fixing the alleged “education funding crisis”. The #InvestInEd movement was born from the Arizona teacher strike two years agoContinue reading “Prop 208 and the Future of Education in Arizona”
Screams awake you in the dead of night, and cries for help flood the block outside your house. As you get up to investigate what the commotion is outside, that’s when you hear it. The familiar words that you have heard so many times it almost feels like a horrific song you cannot get outContinue reading “Virtual Violence: The Digital Age is Putting Children at Risk”
As students return to class online and in some in-person settings, the Honors College at one of the world’s largest public universities has decided to go on strike for two days in the name of “social justice”.
A few weeks ago, I shared a video and was interviewed about my dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump and the current state of American conservatism. I stand by everything I said in the video and the interview. I also realize that dissatisfaction with something is only one side of the necessary conversation. Equally important isContinue reading “Post-Trump Conservatism”
In August of 2018 I was lounging in my friend’s backyard, enjoying the smell of the grill and Cuban cigars from the luxury of a lawn chair. It was my friend’s graduation party, and I couldn’t have been more proud of him. He was headed to Boston University — he just wrapped up year two,Continue reading “Two Years Without John McCain”
For far too long in American politics, the issue of entitlement reform has been considered the third rail, it has been thought of as an issue that can’t be touched, and when it is it comes at a great political cost. When President Bush attempted to reform social security in his second term, within monthsContinue reading “How Young Voters Can Redefine The Third Rail”
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