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Yearly Archives: 2011

Are Federal Ag Subsidies Necessary?

Are Federal Ag Subsidies Necessary?

In today’s climate of the federal budget crisis, all manner of spending programs have come under the microscope. A few days ago, the New York Times ran an article examining… Read more »

Crackdown on Greek Life

Crackdown on Greek Life

Earlier this summer, the administration appointed a new director of Greek Letter Organizations and Societies (GLOS). In his first major move as director, Wes Schaub is taking dead-aim at several… Read more »

Perry to Propose a Flat Tax

Perry to Propose a Flat Tax

Well, Perry appears to have moved beyond the rather simplistic (if one is less charitable, nonexistent) economic plan he had for the past few weeks, which could be summed up… Read more »

Obama Explains “Their” Plan

Obama Explains “Their” Plan

At a campaign event yesterday, October 17th in Asheville, North Carolina, President Barack Obama highlighted some of the differences between “his” and “their” plans on how to improve economic conditions… Read more »

The Daily Beast Thinks Perry is Beastly

The Daily Beast Thinks Perry is Beastly

Okay, I’m a little late to the party on this one, but apparently The Daily Beast found out that Rick Perry swung by Beta after the debate instead of by Leede… Read more »

Occupy Nada

Occupy Nada

I walked by some protesters on Sunday who were camped out at the historic St. Paul’s cathedral. One stood at the top of the steps and held up a sign…. Read more »

SmartChoice: A Freshman’s Perspective

SmartChoice: A Freshman’s Perspective

By James M. Keating and Nicholas P. Desatnick It’s 11:45 on Saturday morning. You roll out of bed and are still “tired” from the night before. After grabbing a bottle… Read more »

Blitzmail Blitzed by Blitz-2-Blitz

Blitzmail Blitzed by Blitz-2-Blitz

By Christina Chen Why Microsoft? Blitzmail is commonly referred to as an “ancient” piece of technology, incomparable to today’s cutting-edge programs, so fancily styled that an e-mail sender even has… Read more »

Let Them Eat Cake

Let Them Eat Cake

By J.P. Harrington Why I Hate SmartChoice And How to Start Fixing It SmartChoice may be one of the least aptly named programs in all of existence. Why? Well, let’s… Read more »

Political Correctness to the Extreme

Political Correctness to the Extreme

Principal Anne Foley at the Kennedy School in Somerville, MA has recently taken political correctness to the extreme by suggesting that teachers ban the celebration of Thanksgiving, Columbus Day and… Read more »