Category: Commentary

Commentary: AFC Playoff Teams

By Pawan Naidu

A week ago we discussed who will make the NFL playoffs from the NFC. Now we couldn’t leave the other conference out, so here’s my predictions for the AFC!

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Commentary: NFC Playoff Teams 2018

By Pawan Naidu

Football is back! We’ve played the Hall of Fame game and now we’re all excited about what this NFL season has in store. The storylines are endless: from the Eagles trying to defend their first-ever Super Bowl, Kirk Cousin debuting with the Vikings, Aaron Rodgers coming back from injury and plenty more. Who are the six NFC teams that will make it to the playoffs?

By: Mark Thomas

Commentary: Supreme Court Decisions

By Pawan Naidu

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell seems to be playing chess when everyone else is playing checkers. This week’s Supreme Court decisions have not only given President Trump a major win, but it also gives McConnell a reason to celebrate.

You don’t have a right to believe whatever you want to

By Daniel DeNicola

Do we have the right to believe whatever we want to believe? This supposed right is often claimed as the last resort of the wilfully ignorant, the person who is cornered by evidence and mounting opinion: ‘I believe climate change is a hoax whatever anyone else says, and I have a right to believe it!’ But is there such a right?

Fall of Facts

By Teodor Teofilov

When democracy is in crisis, we look for truth in facts. However, they are losing their ability to unite us around a consensus.

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Commentary: Nevada Senate Race

By Pawan Naidu

Sen. Sean Dean Heller (R-NV) has managed to keep one of the Senate seats in Nevada red, against the state’s move to becoming blue. However, the former Secretary of State of Nevada has his work cut out for him in the November elections as he is set up to defend his seat against Rep. Jacky Rosen.

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Commentary: Missouri Senate – Hawley (R) vs McCaskill (D)

By Pawan Naidu

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MZ) has been Missouri’s US Senate representative since 2006. She is a former prosecutor and has been a prominent figure in Missouri politics since 1982 when she was first elected to the State Assembly. McCaskill is known as a senator willing to cross party lines and for being close to her constituents by holding many town hall meetings.

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Commentary: Texas Senate – Cruz(R) vs O’Rourke(D)

By Pawan Naidu

What would your reaction be four years ago, if I told you Texas would be anything but solidly Republican in the November 2018 race? Don’t feel bad, I would have been right there with you, but here we are.

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Commentary: Florida Senate – Scott (R) vs Nelson (D)

By Pawan Naidu

This race has to be considered the main event for the heavyweight championship. In the blue corner – Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) who has been in the Senate since 2000 and has represented the largest swing state for almost 20 years. In the red corner – Republican Governor, Rick Scott, who has won the gubernatorial election twice in Florida when he was expected to lose both times.