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William is a participant in The American Spectator’s Young Writers Program. He attends Baylor University, where he is studying math, economics, and statistics. He enjoys reading old books and writing about classically liberal ideas.
by | Aug 8, 2020

In a new Spanish-language campaign ad, Trump strategically draws a direct comparison between progressivism and socialism. The ad begins with Joe Biden saying, “I’m going to be good to go down as one of the most progressive presidents in American…

by | Aug 7, 2020

On Wednesday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that the city would be going to new lengths to enforce social distancing measures. Starting Friday, August 7, all large house parties will be cancelled. Garcetti has ordered the Los Angeles Department…

by | Aug 2, 2020

The oncoming second wave of government-mandated shutdowns has prompted some churches to defy state governments and hold services in an act of civil disobedience. One incident that has accrued considerable attention in Christian circles is the decision of Pastor John…

by | Jul 31, 2020

On Thursday, Trump took to Twitter to float the idea of postponing the November elections “until people can properly, securely and safely vote.” Concerned about the potential for widespread voter fraud from mail-in ballots, the president warned, “2020 will be…

by | Jul 29, 2020

On Thursday, July 23, University of North Carolina Wilmington professor Mike Adams was found dead in his home in North Carolina. Adams had become the subject of controversy in recent years for his outspoken conservative political views, particularly those on…

by | Jul 25, 2020

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted 305-113 to remove from the Capitol building around 20 statues of men whom they have decided “do not deserve to be honored.” The fact that 72 Republicans crossed party lines to vote with…

by | Jul 21, 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday that his Commission on Unalienable Rights has completed a report on their investigation of the history and purpose of human rights. Pompeo formed the Commission to reshape and refocus the United States’ policy…

by | Jul 18, 2020

On Wednesday, President Trump finalized an overhaul of one of the most important environmental laws in America. Credited by some as the “Magna Carta” of environmental legislation, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is one of America’s main legislative weapons…

by | Jul 16, 2020

The popular social media app TikTok and its Chinese-owned parent company ByteDance Ltd. have become the object of the Trump administration’s suspicions. Recent incidents have led to privacy concerns surrounding TikTok. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on July 6…

by | Jul 13, 2020

On Monday, the Washington Redskins officially announced their plans to change their team’s name. The team has been facing pressure to change its name for some time now, some Native American organizations seeing the term “Redskins” as an offensive racial slur….

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