The Clarion

Campaign trail: Where Romney stands on selected issues

Jacob Ennis, Managing Editor

October 30, 2012

A look at where presidential candidate Mitt Romney stands on issues dealing with China, energy, health care and education. CHINA Romney agrees with a stronger military presence in the Asia-Pacific, but is calling for an even stronger position than the Obama Administration. In the second Presi...

Getting facts, policies straight with presidential candidates

Jacob Ennis, Managing Editor

October 30, 2012

There are some claims about Obama and Romney that may be true, may be false or may just be confusing. Romney said “Obama hasn’t even passed a budget” This is somewhat true, since the President doesn’t pass a budget, Congress does. What Romney was referring to with this statement is the...

More money being thrown into the election than ever

Jason Cuevas, News Editor

October 30, 2012

When the Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case, it completely changed the way money used in elections. The country is in the midst of the greatest amount of spending ever produced in an election. According to opensecrets.org estimates there will be a total...

Obama, Romney duke it out one last time

Shia Aaron Lloyd Fisher, Copy Editor

October 25, 2012

With less than two weeks until the next U.S. presidential election, candidates Mitt Romney and Barack Obama duke it out in their last formal debate together. The gloves are definitely off at this point, and in case you live under a rock here is a recap of the first three rounds. Current President Obama...

A nation divided is no nation at all

Joshua Lynch, Staff Writer

September 11, 2012

Years ago, prior to the advent of the 24-hour news cycle, the speeches at a political convention were natural. The speaker knew what the audience wanted to hear and the political bashing was like fuel to the flame for the crowd; be it Democrat or Republican. Rallying the base of either party is no chore...

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