Vanderbilt Political Review

Face of the Nation

Noah Fram

November 6, 2012

I mentioned in my last piece that this story was inspired by xkcd (which, just in case you tried to pronounce it, is a webcomic whose title means absolutely nothing), and then failed to explain why or how.  So first of all, he...

Whither Canada?

Noah Fram

October 22, 2012

The next and final Presidential debate is about foreign policy, or so the official statements claim.  I fully expect it to feature cutting taxes and reforming health care anyway, but that’s really beside the point.  There...

The Lincoln-Romney Format

Noah Fram

October 16, 2012

Soon after Barack Obama was not aggressive enough in his debate, Joe Biden may have been overly aggressive.  Of course, that’s a debatable point, as any and all Democratic partisans will be quick to tell you.  In fact, every...

The Nude Hiking Club

Noah Fram

October 8, 2012

Here’s a name for you: Maria Belen Chapur.  Anybody recognize it off the top of their head?  What if I told you its owner inadvertently destroyed a man who once was at the top of the political world in his state, a...

The Pandits of the Serengeti

Noah Fram

October 1, 2012

So this is week three of Arcs, and there are a few things I want to clarify.  In no particular order: I am currently a senior at Vanderbilt University, I have no idea how to build a boat and will likely drown in the event of...

A Myth is a Female Moth

Noah Fram

September 24, 2012

Welcome back, friends!  Do you remember this?  Of course you do.  Did you laugh at it?  Naturally.  But did you agree with the sentiment? Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are both brilliant comediennes, as clearly evinced by ...

The Life and Times of Capital Punishment

Noah Fram

September 17, 2012

Hello. Since this is the first time you’ve met me, I thought I’d start things out in style.  Normally, the topics discussed here will include things like the role of feminism in politics, or the development of the political...

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