Drew Finley
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Pruitt will likely roll back the EPA agenda
Opinion · By

This past Friday, Feb. 17, former Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt was sworn in as head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by Associate Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito.

February 24, 2017
Raid in Yemen raises many troubling questions
Opinion · By

Amid the confusion and frenzy of President Trump’s recent executive order, which barred U.S. entrance to scores of immigrants and refugees alike, one recent event in American politics that failed to attract any sustained attention was the American raid in Yemen.

February 16, 2017
Students voice opinions on SCOTUS nominee
Opinion · By

Judge Neil Gorsuch is one of the most accomplished and respected legal minds on the federal bench.

February 10, 2017
Public education needs support for success
Opinion · By

In recent weeks, the nomination of Betsy DeVos for the position of Secretary of Education has received considerable attention from news media, politicians and ordinary American citizens.

February 3, 2017
Plans for DOJ should consider current events
Opinion · By

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has existed since the aftermath of the Civil War.

January 27, 2017
Trump should reconsider Secretary of HUD
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In recent days, President-elect Trump’s cabinet nominations have received lots of attention from political leaders on all sides of the aisle and beyond.

January 20, 2017
Trump should not disdain intelligence agencies
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The common claim that the 2016 presidential election is in many ways unprecedented doesn’t attract as much attention as it once did.

January 12, 2017
Immigrants must be treated with respect
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The future of America’s immigrants is more uncertain than it has ever been in recent years.

December 8, 2016
The U.S. should not back Assad’s regime
Opinion · By

Ever since the Arab Spring, the extreme and now seemingly intractable conflict in Syria has gone from bad to worse.

December 3, 2016
North Carolina must change its political standard
Opinion · By

Now is the time for a reckoning in North Carolina and across the U.S.

November 17, 2016