Category: Opinion

The Case For Removing Confederate Monuments

The idea of taking down Confederate monuments and renaming buildings that are named after Confederate leaders is a divisive issue that has recently become even more important given the events in Charlottesville. Those on the left argue that keeping Confederate monuments perpetuates the racist values that the Confederacy believed in, and those on the right […]

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Debunking Toxic Political Instagram accounts

Here on BraedenPoliticsLife, we try to write mostly about current events, policy, and news analysis. In fact, just recently we started publishing a morning newsletter for your email called Morning Guide to Politics, which you can subscribe to here. Social media is a very important aspect of politics in this day in age, take it from […]

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Trump’s Next Plan: War

This article is part of a new series called “Editors Notes” that will be published weekly.  Have you ever read The Prince by Machiavelli? I suggest that you do. It’s a terrific book that can be read over and over again as a playbook to consolidating and understanding power. It teaches you many things about how […]

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How We Should Look At Terrorism

When a terrorist attack occurs, and people are killed brutally and sometimes even creatively, both parties react; but how they react is much different. The Republican response is stricter immigration restrictions, the Democratic response is that the event is evidence of why we need stricter gun regulations. I’m not going to comment on which response […]

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The Republican Healthcare Damage Control

Since its conception, Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, has been the most disliked achievement by Democrats in quite a long time. If you were a Republican at a campaign rally, you were going to discuss Obamacare at some point, and what you were going to say would most likely not be positive. For eight […]

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What Repealing Obamacare Means For Americans

Introduction Today the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their non-partisan analysis of the American Health Care Act, which is the Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act. In it, they outlined the economic, budgetary, and human effects of this legislation if enacted as is, and what they said was quite startling. It basically takes apart […]

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How Donald Trump Masters The Media

He says he hates the media, and maybe he does, but nonetheless he knows how to use the media to his advantage. His Twitter account that has the power to control the news has been used by the president several times to control the narrative. He decides what the media covers when he Tweets, he […]

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