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Nice guys, and presidents, always finish last

State Hornet Staff February 6, 2014

While President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech on Jan. 28 may have been his most captivating one yet, my eyes and attention were fixated on House Speaker John Boehner.You’ve got to hand it...

Republicans looking to stamp out food stamps

Jaime Carrillo November 12, 2013

Congress’s recent cut to food stamps is deplorable in a Dickensian sort of way.The act reminded me of the famous line uttered by Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol.” Ebenezer Scrooge’s callous response...

The lowdown on the shutdown

The lowdown on the shutdown
Jaime Carrillo October 15, 2013

The Republican Party is solely responsible for the government shutdown, despite what the mainstream media will have you believe.Just about every narrative on cable news concerning the GOP-led government...

Grand Theft Auto not responsible for real life violence

Grand Theft Auto not responsible for real life violence
Jaime Carrillo October 1, 2013

Violent video games are the favorite scapegoat for all  problems ailing the modern world but have little to do with actual, real-life murder.Before taking down a conception the media seems to have about...

Boy Scouts should lose tax-exemption for discrimination

Boy Scouts should lose tax-exemption for discrimination
Jaime Carrillo September 24, 2013

The Boy Scouts of America are a hateful group and they deserve to have their tax-exempt status taken away.Let me back up for a second. There’s a part of me that almost envies the troglodytes over at...

Knowing political insults before spewing them

Knowing political insults before spewing them
Jaime Carrillo September 24, 2013

I won’t lecture you on how decide your political differences with your fellow man, you should do your best to get along. Despite my respect for the man, I am not Mister Rogers. However, you should at...

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