Opinion: Abolish ICE? How About Open Borders?
Jul11

Opinion: Abolish ICE? How About Open Borders?

By Jay Hauser, Columnist From 1933 to 2003, the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service was responsible for the internal enforcement of immigration laws, protection of borders, customs law enforcement, and naturalization services. In 2003, ICE was created as a post-9/11 anti-terrorism program. The thought was that a specialized internal immigration enforcement agency would better prevent terrorism by preemptively...

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Please Get Real. This Happens Too Often. Please.
Feb28

Please Get Real. This Happens Too Often. Please.

By Jay Hauser, Columnist If you are reading this, I would assume that you have at least seen the link to Mr. Chris Condon’s op-ed. I will be responding to it and would kindly ask that you take a few minutes to read it. In addition, I would also strongly advise any readers to also refer to Mr. Zachary Sobeck’s recent article, which sparked this debate on the op-ed pages of The Gettysburgian. While I give him brownie points for calling...

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Trump Era Transphobic Nonsense
Jul27

Trump Era Transphobic Nonsense

By Jay Hauser, Columnist I’m just going to go ahead and debunk the nonsense surrounding the ban on transgender soldiers in the military. First off, the argument that it will impact troop cohesion is nonsense. It was nonsense when it was used to stop the integration of the military. It was nonsense when it was used to stop LGB people from serving. It was nonsense when it was used to stop women from serving. I don’t need to...

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2 Twitters = 2 Trumps: How’s that for math?
Mar14

2 Twitters = 2 Trumps: How’s that for math?

By Jay C. Hauser, Staff Writer President Trump’s 2016 campaign is long over. The days of campaign aides scrambling to spin whatever blather the then-candidate tweeted at 3:00 a.m. are long gone. President Trump’s personal Twitter account (@realDonaldTrump, not @POTUS), is now an asset to the administration. With 26.1 million followers, the personal account is a microscope into the thoughts and ramblings of the man holding the nation’s...

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Response to “What to do about President Trump”
Nov21

Response to “What to do about President Trump”

This article is a response to another article posted on Nov. 14, titled “What to do about President Trump.” By Jay Hauser, Contributing Writer I would first like to point out that the writer is not entirely wrong in his claim that the Democratic Party has ignored the concerns of the middle of the country. I would argue that, while we do support a lot of the policy proposals that would help Middle America, we have failed to communicate...

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