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Trumped: Apologies From a GOP Loyalist

On January 20, 2017, when Hillary Rodham Clinton is sworn in as the President of the United States of America, the journey of Republican soul-searching will begin. Mr. Trump’s rise to the Republican nomination has left, in its wake, a GOP fractured beyond repair. His platform of authoritarian ...

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Where Will Your Vote Go? Deerfield Students Debate Presidency

Hillary Clinton By Orlee Marini-Rapoport I want a president who will protect my two-mom family and the rights of all LGBT people. I want a president who fights for my right and the rights of all women to make decisions about their own bodies. I want a president who believes in science and who ...

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International Perspectives On Elections In The U.S. And Abroad

The Deerfield community represents 37 different countries, and international students have various opinions about the presidential elections in the United States and their degrees of efficiency. The 2016 U.S. electoral process started on February 1 with the Iowa caucuses and will continue until ...

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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. Democrats often favor a mixed economy, labor unions, universal healthcare, ...

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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. With that being said, here is a breakdown of two of my favorite Republican candidates: John Kasich and Ben Carson. Donald Trump ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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