About: Will

Bio: I am a sarcastic politics junkie who also loves sports and television. I specialize in domestic politics, international relations and contempt for the Red Sox.

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Everything You Need to Know About the First Republican Presidential Debate

Posted on: 30 Jul 2015

August 6 will be an extravaganza. As of yesterday, Fox News announced that for its earlier, 5 p.m. debate, all candidates will be allowed to participate, dissolving the original 1% poling requirement. Fox News Executive Vice President Michael Clemente said of the adjustment, “Due to the overwhelming interest in the Fox News Facebook Debate Event Night on August 6th and in a concerted effort to include and accommodate the now 16 Republican candidate field — the largest in modern political history — Fox News is expanding participation in the 5…

Thriller at the Open Championship

Posted on: 21 Jul 2015

The 2015 Open Championship was wildly thrilling. On a tangible level, the action was knee knocking for players and fans alike, altering many legacies in the process. The tournament concluded with a three person, four hole playoff. Zack Johnson, Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman all ended the tournament at fifteen under par, but it was Zach Johnson who left the Old Course with the Claret Jug. This marks Zach Johnson’s second career major (2007 Masters). No other player has won his first two majors at golf’s two most hallowed grounds…

Election 2016: Who has the Funds?

Posted on: 17 Jul 2015

asIn a world where money is power, political elections tend to be no different. Wednesday marked the first Federal Election Commission deadline for candidates in the 2016 election to announce how much money they have raised and how much they have spent. The report covers all fundraising, spending, and stockpiles, but most of the numbers, especially those pertaining to Super Pac money, is self-reported. Democrats: Let us first look at the dichotomy of funding within the Democratic Party. As you might expect, Hillary Clinton has a prodigious monetary lead over…

British Open Preview

Posted on: 16 Jul 2015

The 144th Open Championship will be played at the Old Course at St. Andrews for an historic 29th time. Men have been playing golf at St. Andrews since before we knew the earth was round. Bunkers were simply where sheep had frequently treaded to avoid harsh winds along the Scottish coast in the town of Fife. Before we start looking at the players, one should examine the completely revamped course. Despite clamorous disapproval from many, the St. Andrews Links Trust changed nine holes in 2012, giving the Old Course a…

Iran Deal Finalized…For Now

Posted on: 15 Jul 2015

At one point, a deal with Iran looked dead. However, on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, an accord was struck. In a deal, “built on verification” according to President Obama, Iran and the United States both have things to boast about. President Obama has certain restrictions that he can hang his hat on. The first is a requirement for Iran to dispose of 98 percent of its total enriched Uranium stockpiles. Additionally, the vast majority of their cascades will have to be removed within the year, preventing another pathway towards weaponization.…