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Elephant in the room: No one’s fault but her own

November 11, 2016

“It was in Spain that my generation learned that one can be right and yet be beaten, that force can vanquish spirit, that there are times when courage is not its own recompense. It is this, doubtless, which explains why so man...

A necessary improvement to our democracy

October 13, 2016

I recently read a Mac Weekly opinion piece by Connor Valenti, entitled “Simply voting third party won’t change our democracy.” In it, Connor highlighted flaws in the United States’ electoral system that destroy the viabili...

Way Back at Mac: Politics

October 13, 2016

Trump v. Clinton. Clinton v. Trump. Johnson? I don’t know about you but the ongoing Trump Clinton saga with a few Johnson or Stein interjections has got me pining for simpler times; even the Gore, Bush chronicle with a sprinkling of...

Simply voting third party won’t change our democracy

Connor Valenti

September 15, 2016

We have one candidate running for president in this election with a surprising lack of foreign policy expertise and another who could be arrested. No, I’m not talking about Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Last week, Libertarian ca...

Elephant in the room: In defense of the third party candidate

The Mac Weekly

September 8, 2016

There are only two good flavors of Goldfish: Original and Flavor Blasted. Yet when I entered a gas station this summer in search of a nice, fish-shaped cheddar cracker, I found neither of the acceptable varieties of my favorite sn...

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