Providing critical analysis of politics across the spectrum and throughout the nation. From the highest office to the smallest community, this column strives to give balanced comment on elections, legislation, citizen groups, and anything else involved in America’s political dialogue.
The tragic events in Aurora, Colorado should not be dismissed as just "the work of a madman." If nothing else, it’s worth re-opening the conversation surrounding gun-control. Published 3:23 p.m. July 23, 2012 - Comments
The short-sightedness of the “Taxpayer Protection Pledge” authored by Grover Norquist is now clear: Republican lawmakers are actually starting to ignore it. Published 6:15 p.m. June 26, 2012 - Comments
Senate Democrats and Republicans have different ideas about how far the government should go to protect infrastructural networks. They are missing the most important point. Published 6:40 p.m. June 20, 2012 - Comments
Four-dollar gas couldn’t come at a worse time for Obama. Sustainable energy is in the long-term interest of America, but pain at the pump stands in the way of progress. Published 3:47 p.m. April 29, 2012 - Comments
Several weeks after the death of Trayvon Martin, the American Legislative Exchange Council tries to back away quietly from Stand Your Ground – and fails to take responsibility for their role in a national tragedy. Published 2:28 p.m. April 24, 2012 - Comments
The Tea Party held their fourth annual “Tax Day” event in Orlando on Sunday. It was a less-than-inspiring experience as the movement becomes a victim of its own rhetoric. Published 6:59 p.m. April 17, 2012 - Comments
Mike is a young political writer interested in analyzing the complexities of American politics and society. His work has appeared on the Huffington Post, Digital Journal, and on his blog. He’s recently reported on the ‘Occupy’ movement, the Republican ...Read More
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Mike is a young political writer interested in analyzing the complexities of American politics and society. His work has appeared on the Huffington Post, Digital Journal, and on his blog. He’s recently reported on the ‘Occupy’ movement, the Republican presidential primaries, and state politics in Florida.
He earned his Master of Arts in Comparative Political Science from the University of Western Ontario in October 2010, and will begin a Masters in Journalism at Carleton University in September 2012. He is currently based in Orlando, Florida.