Knight Errant

‘08 Olympics turning into a political event

April 15, 2008

Filed under NEWS, OPINIONS

With summer just around the corner and the 2008 summer Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing just four months away, many U.S citizens are wondering whether or not the United States will be or even should be participating. China has almost completely disregarded its pre-Olympics promises to loosen up...

Democrats going to change United States regardless of Nominee

April 8, 2008

Filed under OPINIONS

Over the course of the race to find a Democratic Nominee for the 2008 presidential election, one thing has become incredibly clear: Barack Obama has had it far easier than Hillary Clinton––an advantage which has been extraordinarily unfair. Throughout the race for the nomination, Obama has been...

Pick your candidate based on the issues not on the coolness factor

Pick your candidate based on the issues not on the coolness factor

April 6, 2008

Filed under OPINIONS

As someone who is about as far left as you can go on the political scale, I’m incredibly happy that the Democratic party has been getting as much attention as it has been lately. However, I’m not happy with the amount of coverage being given to certain politicians (Barack Obama) rather than others...

Clinton causing Democrats to lose

Evan Bakker

April 2, 2008

Filed under OPINIONS

This just in! Hillary Clinton has announced on Fox News that she will be staying in the presidential race until the convention, where the entire Democratic Party will certainly kill itself as a result. Now let’s allow our viewers to send in questions via e-mail. Read More »...

Grade inflation: a growing myth

April 1, 2008

Filed under OPINIONS

I can't go a single mid-quarter grade report without my dad moaning about the state of grade inflation in schools. Although high schoolers may get higher grades than they used to, it is in my opinion that grade inflation does not exist. Even though I do get A's, it doesn't mean that I do not work...

Political experience isn’t everything

March 17, 2008

Filed under OPINIONS

Experience? Plenty of people on Capitol Hill have experience. Ted Kennedy’s been passing legislation since the 1960s, John Kerry’s been involved in his anti-war activism since the 70s, and Karl Rove’s been the brainchild of the Republican party for decades. Read More »...

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