Friar's Lantern

The War on Religion?

Jake Glancy

February 29, 2012

Earlier this week, President Obama gave his first major campaign speech with the State of the Union Address. I do not want to use this article to knit pick everything the President said in his speech (youtube search “CATO Stat...

The Girl who was Forced to Eat Chicken Nuggets

Jake Glancy

February 21, 2012

In North Carolina a little four year old girl was packed a turkey and cheese sandwich, apple, juice, banana, and chips for lunch, but the school officials told the little girl that her lunch did not meet school standards so the schoo...

The Santorum Surge

Jake Glancy

February 9, 2012

Tuesday night was a great night for Rick Santorum. He won the caucuses in Colorado, Missouri, and Minnesota; all states where the polls said the front runner, Mitt Romney, was supposed to win. Santorum, with these three victories,...

Super Tuesday

Jake Glancy

February 3, 2012

My last article on the Republican Primary was about the surge Santorum had in February. However, February is a “low key” Primary month for the candidates. There was only one debate and the majority of the contests in February ...


Jake Glancy

February 2, 2012

President Obama in the 2008 election used the argument that John McCain’s tax cuts to the “wealthy” were unfair to middle class Americans, and that tax cuts to any who makes under $250,00 is fair. The Occupy Movement, ev...

The Craziest Week in Politics

Jake Glancy

January 24, 2012

The craziest week of the Republican Primary just ended. Both Huntsman and Perry dropped out of the race. It became public knowledge that Romney did not win Iowa and that Santorum did. Newt Gingrich’s ex-wife made claims that ...

A Novel Idea

Jake Glancy

January 8, 2012

It is January 7th 2012. It is the year of a presidential election. One year from today America will have a president sworn into office. The entire senior class and some juniors too will be eligible to vote in the next electio...

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