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Let’s keep race out of election politics

Let's keep race out of election politics

John Sununu paid a visit to CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight” last week. During the interview with Morgan, Sununu suggested that former secretary of state Colin Powell is supporting President Barack Obama because they are of the same race.

Put issues above appearance

As the presidential election is almost upon us, the people of the United States have been subjected to the petty slap attacks between our two major candidates over the course of the debates. Audiences have watched as the candidates have bounced insults and ideas off each other and reacted on-the-spot to criticism.

Students still support Obama for president

Several students at University of La Verne plan to lend their voice and give their vote this year at the upcoming presidential election.

Commentary: Debate proves to be a school yard brawl

<i>Commentary</i>: Debate proves to be a school yard brawl

So here is the storyline of the presidential debates the United States have seen so far. First, it was anarchy with Republican nominee Mitt Romney throwing more misinterpreted facts, yet President Barack Obama was too zoned out to counter-attack, which led some political junkies to his work.

Commentary: Democracy in the 21st century: What a joke

<i>Commentary</i>: Democracy in the 21st century: What a joke

Despite all the negative, sometimes irrelevant, garbage that both parties have been throwing at each other before the debate, I believed that President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney would take those 90 minutes to present their plans for the future of this country in a nice, civil, mature manner.

Letter to the Editor

Kudos to President Obama for voicing his approval of gay marriage. It was a courageous act, considering the incredible bigotry and hatred that some people are directing at our LGBT brethren.

Commentary: Hey, America, change takes time

<i>Commentary</i>: Hey, America, change takes time

While I was hoping for a complete reversal of the disastrous Bush administration, the summary of the Obama administration is simple: America, change takes time.

Military power goes too far

As United States citizens, we are often told about the horrors of the police state. Soldiers patrolling throughout cities, rifles at the ready to arrest and detain anyone engaging in suspicious behavior, with no one to answer to except for themselves.

No blood for oil

On March 28, President Barack Obama addressed the nation to answer the questions surrounding why the United States is taking part in the airstrikes in Libya.

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