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Twitter’s New Rival: Parler, a Social Media Platform Conservatives are Flocking to

Jack Lewis, Opinion Columnist // November 13, 2020

With Twitter now fact-checking tweets from prominent politicians and others with large followings, many conservatives are making the switch to Parler, a new social media platform that touts itself as...

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America is stuck with Trump

Roberto Fonseca // January 24, 2017

I saw it coming from a mile away. Trump was always going to be president. People are tired of political correctness and the left-wingers have demonized the right in the past four years.No, I don't think...

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Censoring conservative voices

Evan Roberts and Briana Mcdaniel // October 3, 2016

Freedom of speech has been a cornerstone of American life for centuries and is a seminal piece of who we are as people. The idea of conveying an idea despite being controversial or unpopular is what has...

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Hellfire and heart-shaped hand grenades fuel rally

Eric Mcguire // April 19, 2016

We’ve got a serious problem here in the U.S. of A. The problem is that “we the people” are no longer “we.” More and more we’re becoming “us” and “them.”...

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Our viewpoints are not our own

William Rein // February 13, 2016

The most unimaginative and redundant opinions are those most aggressively debated, and the truly important, consequential views are thoroughly ingrained and taken for granted. In any given era, the multitude...

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Forced to pick a political side

Megan Mann // March 3, 2015

Hello, my name is Megan and I'm a Republican.My choice of political party is shocking, right? I mean, what woman in her right mind would back the same political party that tries to control her body and...

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