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Hundred Day Blues? Time for a Rough Rider Recharge

By Christa Castrignano The culmination of President Trump's first one hundred days in office provides an opportunity to reflect on the events that transpired within them. Thwarted travel bans, a failed health care proposal, ratcheting pressure overseas, and numerous upsetting... Continue Reading →


Capitalism: The Eco Friendly Option

By Christa Castrignano Today is Earth Day, a day raising awareness about environmental and climate issues around the globe.  It is also a day that those of a liberal persuasion rail against capitalism and big business, arguing that they are... Continue Reading →

Nikki Haley: The Modern Day Iron Lady

By Christa Castrignano Margaret Thatcher once said, “In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman.” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is proving her right. Forget Hillary Clinton's... Continue Reading →

Cold War Redux: Active Measures

By Christa Castrignano We all have our preferences. We favor certain clothing or electronic brands, etc. over others. Some people prefer Express brand jeans. Others swear allegiance to Apple products. That same selectivity must also be applied to consumption of... Continue Reading →

Manafort Meddling & Federalist 4

By Christa Castrignano We live in an age of acceleration. The pace of modern society is anything but leisurely. Between the responsibilities of work and home, and the overarching rush of technology, the pace is blistering. As such, the tempo... Continue Reading →

Crisis in Syria: The Seven Year Itch

By Christa Castrignano Wednesday marked a somber anniversary: it was the day in which the conflict in Syria reached its 7th year. Bashar al-Assad's desperate attempt to retain power continues unrelentingly and has since escalated to devastating proportions. The “red... Continue Reading →

Together for US

By Christa Castrignano The alt-right and the progressive left. Those two groups dominate the current political landscape and have become the new compass with which we navigate through society. It not only governs our choices within the voting booth, but it... Continue Reading →

Russia-gate, Jeff Sessions, and the Dr. Erskine Theory of Power

By Christa Castrignano In the movie “Captain America: The First Avenger,” the character of Dr. Abraham Erskine espoused a theory that transcended cinema. For those unfamiliar with the movie, it chronicles the origin story of Captain America. At the outset,... Continue Reading →

Conservatism in the Age of Trump: This is Not a Test, or is it?

By Christa Castrignano The tumultuous events preceding this year's CPAC gathering has shed light on a concern that has been the elephant in the room, pardon the pun, for Republicans nationwide. That issue: the definition and defense of true conservative... Continue Reading →

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