Taxation: The hallmark of civilization

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

October 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Imagine two individuals living on neighboring land. Both procure their own food, each has built his own home and each provides for his own defense. Near their neighboring land is a river that floods every time a heavy rain occurs....

Trump’s assault on the rule of law

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

October 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Upon receiving word of the verdict in the recent trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump solemnly told reporters, “I think it’s very sad what they’ve done to Paul Manafort.” He extended the severity of this supposedly trag...

A college education guarantees nothing

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

October 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

ntly been described as a practical opportunity for Americans to attain a higher level of skill and livelihood; however, a careful study of the facts can liken that reality to a fantasy. Despite the documented increases of wea...

Political correctness or pompous condemnation?

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

October 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Considering the preponderant use of social platforms as well as the acute sensitivity of millenials, one must address the alarming, yet consternating issue of political correctness. Once considered a self-deprecation amongst liberals for...

We Conservative Cavemen

Declan Leary, Op/Ed Editor

October 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

There are a few consistent themes running through the many letters we have received in response to my columns, but there is one in particular that I would like to address this week, because it reveals exactly what is going on he...

The Death of Virtue

Declan Leary, Op/Ed Editor

October 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I’ve been writing a lot these past few weeks about what it means to be a man. Because it seems some people cannot appreciate a joke, and because of the paramount importance of this particular conversation, I will be writing ...

The Intellectual Hypocrisy of Border Wall Hysteria

Declan Leary, Op/Ed Editor

October 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

When news first broke that the mock border wall would return to JCU this week, many of my colleagues at The Carroll News were excited to see a revival of such a controversial campus event — controversy sells copies. (Never m...

Drag Queens and Jesuits

Declan Leary, Op/Ed Editor

October 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

About a year and a half ago, it came time to inform my family where I had decided to go to school. None of them had ever heard of John Carroll University, so their first question was, “Is it Catholic?” and I could only thin...

Put This in Your Pipe and Smoke It

Declan Leary, Op/Ed Editor

October 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s no secret that the radical left hates men. That is, men who are men: men who fight and don’t back down, who listen to Lynyrd Skynyrd and Johnny Cash, who have never worn skinny jeans or drunk Starbucks or voted for anyon...

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