Red, Fight, and Blue

Today, petty political polarization renders the legislative arm of our government incapable of finding solutions to acute policy issues facing our nation. All too often: politicians resort to talking points that veil the big picture and oversimply inherently complex problems. Take the issue of immigration reform, for example, Democrats argue that we are a nation of immigrants, while Republicans counter that we are, first and foremost, a nation of laws. While both arguments have merit, placing the entire immigration debate within these artificial walls has no merit. These two notions, which claim to exclusively define the true essence of our...

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