Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Tea Party’s Policy Flawed, Not Their Methods

By Taylor Coles October 4, 2013

For good reason, the government shutdown has been dominating the national consciousness over the past week. Throughout the nation, pundits and media figures have, with varying degrees of vitriol and irony,...

An Immature Strategy

By Pat Curran October 1, 2013

Everyone had "that" friend as a kid. You know who I’m talking about. The one who demanded a re-do after tossing a football straight to the other team because "the sun was in my eyes!" The one who...

CHESS: Tea Party Overlooks Its Roots

By Ethan Chess February 1, 2013

The issues that have defined American politics in recent years are driven, in part, by an amorphous group of activists called the Tea Party. Oddly enough, in 1775, your average Joe America — or Joe “British...

Communication Failure Will Cost Dems Next Week

By Peter Fulham October 29, 2010

If the latest polls are any indication, Republicans stand a good chance of recapturing Congress next week, not to mention a majority of governorships and state legislatures across the country. Republican...

Warming Up to Tea Party’s Civic Involvement

By Sam Dulik October 1, 2010

Until recently I had never quite clicked with the Tea Party. In virtually every Republican primary featuring the media-constructed narrative of an "establishment" candidate versus a Tea Party insurgent,...

GOP Fracas In the First State

By Sam Dulik September 17, 2010

Call it the Delaware Debacle. On Tuesday night, the First State went last (on the 2010 primary calendar, that is) and featured a marquee Senate showdown. After Joe Biden's elevation to the vice presidency,...

Party Harder

By Preston Mui August 31, 2010

The Tea Party Movement is an extremely vocal and powerful force of opposition against big government. But how much does it actually care about individual liberty? To be sure, the cause of liberty in...

Tea Party Disguises Racial Undertones

By Tyler Bilbo March 20, 2010

Shortly before the House of Representatives passed a drastic overhaul of our health care system, Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Democrats walked arm-in-arm through an angry mob of protesters that converged...

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