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Claremont Independent | April 23, 2014

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My Day with Peggy Noonan

March 25, 2014 |

I had the wonderful opportunity to spend a day with Peggy Noonan, a prolific  and widely admired columnist for the Wall Street Journal, former speechwriter under President Ronald Reagan, and the best-selling author of eight books on American politics, history, … Read More

The Jobless Generation: How Obama’s State of the Union Address Ignores America’s Young Adults

March 12, 2014 | 2

No, you did not misread the title. After Obama’s State of the Union (SOTU) speech, millennial Democrats on campus (and nationwide) were quick to say how Obama’s proposed policies would help everyone in the nation, including individuals their age. But, … Read More

Boycotting Israeli Academics? A Response to TSL

March 10, 2014 | 1

The American Studies Association (ASA), a scholarly group that publishes American Quarterly, announced in a statement Dec. 16 that it “endorses and will honor the call of Palestinian civil society for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions. It is also … Read More

Going Postal

March 10, 2014 | 9

The United States Postal Service (USPS) posted an improvement in its first quarter fiscal numbers this year – by posting a $354 million deficit. This number is an improvement because, a year ago, the USPS posted a $1.3 billion loss … Read More

2014: Year of the Elephant

March 9, 2014 | 4

In a recent Super Bowl Sunday interview with Fox News Channel’s Bill O’Reilly, President Obama essentially proclaimed that he was no more liberal than President Richard Nixon. Although such a comparison should be left to the historians, it appears Nixon … Read More

CI Staff Oscar Predictions

March 2, 2014 |

Movie stars, directors, and producers enter Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre tonight in hopes of securing one of the few golden statuettes affectionately known as “Oscar.” The 86th Academy Awards will invoke both enchantment and contempt from movie aficionados everywhere, as legendary … Read More