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Are liberty and equality compatible? ND professor and Cato senior fellow debate

Should the poor be able to take resources from the rich to meet their basic needs, either on individual basis…

Midterms 2010: A New Change

Last Tuesday brought about a watershed in Obama’s administration. The US House saw massive GOP wins, securing a Republican majority…

The Great Shellacking of 2010: Impressions of an Angry America

The results are in, or at least enough of them are, to chalk the 2010 midterms up as a major…

Statesman and philosopher: Professor Nicgorski on Cicero

 “. . . as Socrates used to express it so admirably, ‘the nearest way to glory . . . is…

Despite Setbacks, GOP Still in Lead for Midterm Elections

The month of August was a grueling one for the Democratic Party. Gallup, Rasmussen, and The Washington Post released polls…

Forum-Inspired Student Debate: The Moral Responsibility of Producers vs. Consumers

Introduction: The most staunchly free-market thinkers in history have acknowledged both a moral and an immoral manner of economic activity….

Rep. Joe Donnelly’s stance on abortion tenuous

The midterm election races are starting to heat up.  The current member of the House of Representatives from the second…

A Matter of Life and Money: stem cell research debate refueled by recent ban

When Federal Judge Royce C. Lamberth halted government funding of stem-cell research two weeks ago, he cited a 1998 statute…

College Republicans seek a fresh start in 2010

After several years of maintaining a quiet presence on campus, the Notre Dame College Republicans begin the school year with…

Florida Governor Bucks GOP, Vetoes Bill

On April 15, Republican Florida Governor Charlie Crist vetoed Senate Bill 6, spawning a strong element of disapproval from his…