Are the Olympics Inevitably Political?

It seems impossible to light the Olympic Torch without igniting a political firestorm. As President Putin tours the facilities of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the XXII Winter Olympiad is certainly under heat from opponents of Russia’s anti-gay legislation. This past summer, the Kremlin passed a bill outlawing “propaganda of...

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On American Gun Control (Or Lack Thereof)

For the seemingly hundredth time in recent memory, it should be time to begin dialogue on an effective gun control bill.  Following a shooting on the campus of Purdue University, a shooting on the campus of Widener University, and a subsequent false alarm at the University of Oklahoma, the odd...

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