Articles by: James Njuguna

by / on April 17, 2012 at 6:03 am / in Opinions

Faith in domestic and international politics

Throughout history, people have looked to embrace divinity, faith and the notion of a higher power in order to make important decisions with far-reaching consequences. Most of history’s greatest and most powerful empires were started and led by men who […]

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by / on April 10, 2012 at 6:03 am / in Opinions

Obamacare not the right plan for America

First passed in March 2010 under a cloud of partisan bickering and populist anger, the Patient Protections and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, has faced a great many challenges to its legitimacy. The foremost of these is undoubtedly […]

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by / on March 13, 2012 at 6:03 am / in Opinions

Long primary hurts GOP’s chances in November

“They wanted a quick win, but they’re getting World War I here. They’re getting trench warfare that may go on and on… I feel a little sorry for them… Next thing you know you’re watching the TV with a bottle […]

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by / on February 7, 2012 at 6:03 am / in Opinions

The Republican primaries: looking forward

The results of the primaries in South Carolina and Florida brought about what will be the decisive fight this primary season. Either Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich will end up at the top of the Republican Party ticket to take […]

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by / on January 31, 2012 at 6:03 am / in Opinions

FCC censorship put to the test

Courtesy of The Supreme Court recently heard arguments that challenged the power of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to sanction and fine broadcast networks whenever there is indecent exposure or a curse word spoken on the airwaves. Broadcast networks […]

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by / on January 31, 2012 at 6:03 am / in Opinions

Highlander Showdown: Keystone XL Pipeline would’ve created much needed jobs

A few weeks ago the Obama administration announced that they had rejected a previous agreement to begin work on the Keystone Pipeline project. The project was to run from Northeast Canada to Texas and through a number of refineries along […]

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by / on January 17, 2012 at 6:03 am / in Opinions

The NDAA puts US citizens’ freedom at risk

In response to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Congress and then President George W. Bush crafted a bill that any sensible critic would’ve called an abomination. A blatant power grab by the government, the PATRIOT Act dramatically redefined what […]

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by / on January 10, 2012 at 6:00 am / in Opinions

2011: The international cry for change

  2011 unveiled a radical shift in the arena of geopolitics. It all started when a Tunisian vegetable vendor, fed up with living in oppression at the hands of his town’s police department, lit himself on fire. That man’s action […]

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by / on January 9, 2012 at 4:06 am / in Opinions

A Glorious End to an absurd NBA Lockout

The NBA lockout is finally over. For five months, the owners and players were deadlocked in negotiations with no real hope of compromise in sight. But the NBA owners, in a surprise effort to salvage the season, met with representatives […]

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