ObamaCare and college students

By Hannah Bleau | gargoyle@flagler.edu

The world notoriously stereotypes college students as sedentary. Life consists of sleeping in, eating pizza and free doughnuts, wasting money, and half-caring about school. But this stereotype isn’t always true. Many students are faced with many obstacles that they need to overcome, and by no doubt, need all the help they can get. One of the biggest obstacles has been health care, and many college students are wondering about this big question: Is ObamaCare going to hurt or help college students?

Enough with the ‘War on Women’

By Hannah Bleau | gargoyle@flagler.edu

I’m a young conservative woman. I know I’m in the minority. But it breaks my heart when I hear the “War on Women” rhetoric because none of it is remotely true. I care deeply about my own gender, and it rubs me the wrong way when I hear women on the other side call conservative women idiots.

Republican Primary starts getting interesting

By Frank Mahoney | gargoyle@flagler.edu

The Republican primary is heating up. The first major test will be the Iowa Caucus which will take place Feb. 6. Here all the candidates will get their first test of the election year. This includes Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Ron Paul, Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, John Huntsman, and Rick Santorum. The question that is on everyone’s mind is who is looking like they can win?

Correspondent brings prophesies to Flagler

By Lawrence Griffin | gargoyle@flagler.edu

White House correspondent for the Washington Examiner, Julie Mason came to Flagler to talk about the recent midterm election, saying that the polls were right for once – the Republicans “won big” and took the House of Representatives with a majority.

Mason’s catchphrase is “If politicians can’t be honest, they should at least be entertaining.” She said at her Flagler College forum on November 4, “Politicians are such wacky characters. They’re always so interesting.”

Obama’s Prize tells world ‘War is Peace’

By Cal Colgan | JColgan@flagler.edu
Illustration by Hahau Yisrael

Last month, Barack Obama became the third U.S. president to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee lauded Obama for his “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.”

But unlike the countless followers of the lunatic Glenn Beck who think our 44th president is turning our country into Stalinist Russia, there is a more rational argument to be made against Obama’s recent award.