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Far-left agenda hurts blue wave

Sam Stroud Staff Writer Although the Democratic Party retook the House in last week’s midterms, they failed to achieve the much-desired rout of the Republicans that had been talked about in the months leading up to the election.  The truth of the matter is, if they couldn’t achieve a blue wave this year, they never will.  Read More

Movie Review: ‘Halloween’ topped charts with flaws

Sam Stroud Staff Writer The newest film in the popular “Halloween” franchise is erasing the sequels of the original film and inserting itself as the follow-up to John Carpenter’s Classic “Halloween.” “Halloween” has been out for around a month now, resting happily in history books as the highest-grossing opening day during the month of October with Read More

Abortion ballot proposition not an issue for state

Sam Stroud Staff Writer The new trend among states these days has become ignoring certain laws they don’t have much affinity for.  We’ve seen this with “sanctuary cities,” where states such as California and Washington have decided the federal immigration laws in place aren’t worth enforcing.   Alabama has joined this trend now with the ratification Read More

Pope’s decisions, associations endangering Catholic Church

In the years since his ascent to the papacy, we have allowed Pope Francis to turn the apostolic office into a joke. He has corroded the papal throne with his despicable actions.  Easily one of the most damaging decisions Francis has made has been recognizing the bishops appointed by the Chinese government; China had been appointing Read More

Roby is not perfect but is better for 2nd Congressional District

Sam Stroud Staff Writer On Nov. 6 Troy residents will vote to pick a representative for Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District. They have two choices, Republican Martha Roby and Democrat Tabitha Isner.  As with most races, both candidates have their merits, but Roby is the better choice with her policies on Medicare and her legislative positions.  That Read More

Kavanaugh appointment does not make Supreme Court illegitimate

Sam Stroud Staff Writer Despite the protests and speculations, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court on Saturday. Now that stopping Kavanaugh from sitting on the Supreme Court is not possible, the left is claiming the court is no longer legitimate. They say this is true because of the accusations Kavanaugh faced, the fact that Read More

Republicans need a reality check

Sam Stroud Staff Writer In 2016, the Republican Party was victorious, holding on to both chambers of Congress and winning the White House.  However, in the aftermath of that election cycle, Republicans seem to have delusions about winning elections.  They now believe in the Trump formula: ignoring polls, disregarding red flags and moving farther away from Read More

Controversial Nike advertisment driven purely by business considerations

Sam Stroud Staff Writer Nike recently released a new advertisement featuring controversial former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The advertisement features a full image of Kaepernick’s face with the quote, “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything,” in front of the image.   Unsurprisingly, the ad has generated plenty of controversy, with some people vowing Read More

Brett Kavanaugh Hearings 2018: Trump nominee the right choice for SCOTUS

Sam Stroud Staff Writer The battle to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy began on Tuesday as the Senate kicked off the confirmation hearing for president Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.  In the months after Kennedy announced his time on the Supreme Court would be ending prematurely, Democrats have acted like petulant children who dropped their Read More

Democrats finally make the right call by eliminating superdelegate voting in presidential primary

Sam Stroud Staff Writer Last week the Democratic National Committee (DNC) declared that superdelegates will no longer be able to vote in the party’s presidential nomination cycle. The nomination process includes candidates within each party competing against each other to get the most delegates from each state in primaries or caucuses. At the end of the Read More

Boise team upset over green turf

Sam Stroud Staff Writer After inspecting Veterans Memorial Stadium ahead of the first game on Saturday, the Boise State football team was in a state of disbelief over the color of the turf because their own field is blue. “It’s actually green!” a player commented. “We thought all football fields were blue.” This unexpected development has Read More

The New York Times is not our savior

Sam Stroud Contributor On Feb. 27, 2018, President Donald Trump tweeted that several well-known news publications, including The New York Times (NYT), are the “The Enemy of the People.” There was deservedly a lot of pushback from both sides of the aisle for these and other similar statements he made. Trump has a history of attacking Read More