Search Results For - Brian Fanelli

Brian Fanelli: Resistance

The Jack Abramoff corporate lobbying scandal represents everything wrong about politics and Washington. The lobbyist symbolizes a culture of corruption and greed because he was...

Dormitory demolition

The headline on the top of the front page of The Daily Local News read, “WCU TO REBUILD DORMS.” It was Feb. 28 and the article by Brian Fanelli described potentially...

Four Years of Remembering

My final days of college are winding down, causing me to reflect on the last four years. Politically, there has never been a dull moment or a time to retreat to silence. Despite...

Libby leak linked to Bush

Lewis Libby, the vice president’s former right-hand man who has been indicted in the CIA leak investigation, recently told a grand jury that the president authorized him to...

Lobbyists still run D.C.

After the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal, senators vowed to stop the corruption in Washington that allows lobbyists to influence policy by offering dinners, vacations and other...

Bush censure

Finally, a major Democratic senator has challenged the administration and called for a move that could lead to the impeachment of the president. Sen. Russ Feingold, Wisc. (D)...

Civil war seems imminent

As the war in Iraq drags into its fourth year, Iraq is on the brink of a full-blown civil war and few politicians are calling for an exit strategy. Since late February, Sunnis and...

Abortion ban hurts women

Lawmakers in South Dakota approved a ban on nearly all abortions last week, which could create an assault on Roe v. Wade, the 1973 law that made it legal for women to have...

Soldier seeks election

An Iraqi war veteran who lost both of her legs in the war plans to run for Congress in the Illonois Sixth District under the Democratic Party. Her own story symbolizes how brutal...

Katrina Revelations

After the destruction waged by Hurricane Katrina, Bush administration officials claimed they did not know the levees would break, but recent documents released by Congress, as...

Democrats lack exit strategy

As the war in Iraq drags on and the causalities mount, the Democratic Party still lacks an exit strategy for Iraq, despite the waning support for the war, as shown by recent poll...

SSUP holds vigil

On Nov. 17, 2005, Students Stand Up for Peace (SSUP) held their first event as an officially recognized student group. The event, a peace vigil, was held in conjunction with Earth...

This time, the GOP reeks of foul play

In 1994, the Republicans, led by Newt Gingrich, swept seats in the House and Senate by accusing Democrats of foul play and crookedness. Over a decade later, it is the Republican...

Commentary

On Saturday, nearly 300,000 protestors flooded the streets of Washington, D.C. with one message: troops must come home from Iraq now.The massive rally was overall peaceful, and...

Roberts must vow to be activist judge

Because John Roberts has been nominated to serve as Chief Justice on the Supreme Court, he must respect existing laws and vow not to overturn present rulings, such as Roe V. Wade...

Sheehan rallies anti-war support

As support for the war in Iraq plummets, the anti-war movement has a new spokesperson, someone who is not a celebrity or politician. Instead, the peace movement’s new leader...

Downing Street Memos tell the truth

As support for the war in Iraq dwindles among U.S. citizens, the Downing Street documents which revealed that the Bush Administration fixed intelligence for war and used 9/11 as...

We should not drill in Arctic refuge

President Bush has stated several times recently that the United States must break reliance on foreign energy sources. Drilling for oil in Alaska has become one of his solutions...

Dean gives new leadership to the DNC

Howard Dean?s bold honesty, clarity, and his powerful fund raising skills make him the ideal candidate for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee.Hopefully, Dean?s...

Dining staff union in the works

On February 14, students and organizers came together to support the dining services staff on campus by passing out candy Valentine?s Day hearts to workers and students that read...

Rumsfeld faces criticism

The recent criticism facing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is a sign that American support of the war in Iraq is slipping among citizens and even politicians, especially since...

Gonzales appointment is poor choice

President Bush?s choice for Attorney General, Alberto Gonzales, has expressed through memos he crafted during Bush?s first term in office that he believes the Geneva Conventions...

Palestinians’ struggle will continue

The desperate desire for peace between Palestinians and Israelis, the fair creation of a state of Palestine, and the hopes and dreams of the Palestinian people to live freely will...

Student nationally published

West Chester student and The Quad Staff Writer Brian Fanelli will be published in an anthology entitled “What We Think.” The anthology, to be released this week, was...

Disorder sweeps a war-torn Iraq

Violence in Iraq is escalating. The streets of the war-torn country are becoming dangerous battlegrounds, with the blood of the innocent coloring cities and lands red. The Bush...

Peace stays alive despite year of war

The bombs have already fallen overseas in Iraq. The U.S. casualty list has nearly reached 600. Thousands of other U.S. soldiers have been wounded, and the Iraqi death toll is in...

Bush spreads fear to hush dissent

As color-coded terror warnings continue to rise and fall, the Bush administration continues to create a blanket of fear and uncertainly, which is spread over much of the U.S. As...

Peace and global justice new target

The tide of dissent is only rising in the U.S., with the roar of protests sweeping the streets of major cities. The anti-war marches are continuing and new rallies are being...