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A Message From The Deerfield Democrats

The National Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. It was founded in 1848 and enjoys the distinction of being the oldest, still functioning political party in the world. Tia Jonsson Democrats often favor a mixed economy, labor unions, universal healthcare, ...


A Message From The Deerfield Republicans

It’s that time of year again: election time, when uninformed teenagers like me get to haphazardly stitch together their political beliefs in order to sound intelligent. Tia Jonsson With that being said, here is a breakdown of two of my favorite Republican candidates: John Kasich and Ben Carson. ...


Green Party

While the United States scrambles to choose Democrat or Republican, many forget there is another option: The Green Party. Elections are about choices, and the Green Party is a true alternative! Rachel Yao As the Republican Presidential nomination debates have started, we’re frustrated as usual by ...


Opinion Editor Slams Syrian Attack

On August 21st, 2013, the Syrian government shocked the world with a heinous attack on its own civilians. I reacted, as many did, in horror, for although any abuse of power is disgraceful, a government betraying the trust of its people falls under a category of contempt all its own. This particular ...


Inconsistency in Tea Party Political Values

As Republican presidential hopefuls campaign for the party nomination, the Tea Party is stirring confusion throughout the nation with its increasing support of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.


Elections as Entertainment

Deerfield students should look past the SNL skits, the media blitzes, and the publicity stunts, and search for the politician who speaks to their needs, to their experience, and to a better future.


News Update: Libya

What began as a peaceful protest against a dictator, one of many recently in the Middle East, evolved into a multi-national military conflict when United States armed forces fired 120 Tomahawk missiles at Libyan ground forces on March 19.


My Arizona Hero

“…the only Democrat running in Arizona’s 3rd Congressional district, which includes parts of Phoenix, Paradise Valley, and Scottsdale, my dad ran against eleven Republicans until the primary took place…”


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