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Michael Swistara

Michael graduated from McGill University in 2015 with a double major in political science and economics, and currently attends Columbia University where he is pursuing a master's degree. As former Editor-in-Chief of the Political Bouillon, Michael continues to occasionally contribute articles on his favorite topics, including American politics, economic policy, and foreign affairs.

Elephant in the Room: The GOP’s Terrorism Dilemma

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“Supporting the outdated and discriminatory War on Drug laws whilst permitting terror suspects to purchase explosives legally runs counter to any notion of keeping America safe.”   This week all but one Senate Republican, Sen. Mark Kirk from Illinois, voted against a bill that would ban those on “the F.B.I.’s consolidated terrorist watchlist from purchasing guns or explosives”. For a ...

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