Tag Archives: President Obama

Merrick Garland: Views on Marijuana and Guns

by Kevin Peterford – Wednesday, March 16, 2016, President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court of the United States. Merrick Garland is currently the chief judge for the U.S Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He was appointed to this position in 1997 by President Bill Clinton. He has served in […]

Presidential Power and The Syrian Refugee Crisis

By Carolina de la Pedraja – Of the many powers delegated to the President of the United States, one of them is allowing individuals to take refuge in the United States during emergency refugee situations. The United States had not taken a large role in helping Syria until early September of this year, when President […]

Could Congress’ Backing of Iran’s Nuclear Deal Cause an Impetuous Rift Between the United States and Israel?

By Anthony Moreland – With impending legislation that seeks to redress the three decades long sanctions against Iran, the concern troubling many is whether or not there will be unrest regarding United States/Israeli relations in the coming months.  The United States has long held sanctions against Iran dating back to 1979 that first began with […]