By John O. Sullivan And I don’t think Americans are tired of partisan politics; I think they’re tired of hearing career politicians diss partisan politics to get a gig. I’ve tried it before, they ain’t buying it. – The West … Continue reading 4 Bad things about Gerrymandering you might not have realize
By Winston Smith “Many people are surprised to learn that there is no ‘right to privacy’ in the Constitution.” James Robertson, U.S. District Judge (ret.) Those following the investigation of Donald Trump and alleged ties and collusion to Russia … Continue reading FISA Courts: Can the Government be Denied?
“Guess who just got back today Them wild-eyed boys that had been away Haven’t changed that much to say But man, I still think them cats are crazy” To Our Dear Readers (if we still have any), We are back! … Continue reading We Are Back!
By John O. Sullivan As with everything, context is key. The story of United States college education policy begins far before present day, and even before the G.I. Bill. In the pre-civil war era, in the United States, typically … Continue reading College and America: A History
FBB Staff “It is also vandalism wantonly to destroy or to permit the destruction of what is beautiful in nature, whether it be a cliff, a forest, or a species of mammal or bird. Here in the United States we … Continue reading Revisiting America’s Best Idea: Series Wrap Up
While the details of the President’s proclamation are yet to be seen, the declaration marks a new front in the on going crisis. However, the question remains, how exactly did we get here? To answer this question, the staff of the Finest Bagels Blog has put together a comprehensive guide, that will hopefully provide our readers with a better understanding of this epidemic. Continue reading FBB Primer: The American Opioid Epidemic
By Winston Smith Clinton’s egregious act of self-indulgence was outdone by an impeachment based not on constitutionally required high crimes and misdemeanors but on a vindictive determination to bring down a president who had offended self-righteous moralists eager to … Continue reading FBB Special Report: The Expensive Price of Cheap Political Points
By John O. Sullivan That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history. –Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World This past weekend, a series of events … Continue reading Op/Ed: Removing Confederate Statues
By Winston Smith A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty. -Charles B. Rangel Since its inception, affirmative action has been a divisive and controversial issue in the United States. Many … Continue reading From Bakke to Schuette: The Future of Affirmative Action
Tom Warwick “I was born in a house that I built with my own two hands. I’m sorry. That’s not true. I got that from my official Senate website. We should really change that.” – Al Franken Editor’s Note: As … Continue reading FBB Book Review: Al Franken, Giant of the Senate