The Suffolk Journal

Refute: A Perfect Example of the Pro-Abortion Playbook

Nick Sammarco

March 27, 2019

The rebuttal by Phoebe Adams published in The Suffolk Journal prior to spring break is a quintessential example of the pro-abortion debate playbook. In her rebuttal to my article titled, “Andrew Cuomo and other Democrats have heartlessly condoned infanticide,” when Ms. Adams is not leaving out inform...

Sycophancy is not conservative

Nick Sammarco

March 6, 2019

The conservative movement is on the verge of abandoning principle and falling into sycophancy, or obsequious or excessive flattery, all due to the most vocal Trump supporters in its throngs.  Conservatives in 2016 were apprehensive to support GOP nominee Donald Trump for a number of reasons, most...

Rebuttal: The only person who should make decisions about abortions are the patient and doctor 

Phoebe Adams

February 27, 2019

Last week, an opinion article was published titled “Andrew Cuomo and other Democrats have heartlessly condoned infanticide,” written by Nick Sammarco. Within this article, Sammarco blatantly chooses to ignore definitions that do not suit his needs and relies on scare tactics in order to shame anyone ...

Ralph Northam administration: Politics over core values

Ralph Northam administration: Politics over core values

Nick Viveiros

February 20, 2019

When news broke in early February that Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D-VA) med school yearbook featured a photo of two men in racist garb — one in blackface, the other in full Klan robes — this reporter shook his head, but certainly wasn’t surprised. For those of us who haven’t turned on cable news ...

Andrew Cuomo and other Democrats have heartlessly condoned infanticide

Nick Sammarco

February 20, 2019

Since the abortion rights movement in the 1960s, pro-choice advocates have argued that abortions, the termination of a developing human life, should be, in the words of Hillary Clinton (D-NY) during a 2008 speech to the Democratic Leadership Council, “safe, legal, and rare.” As science creat...

“In God we trust” doesn’t represent all Americans

Harper Wayne

February 6, 2019

As Americans, are we supposed to believe that the religious clause of the first amendment holds weight, when our dollars pay for the phrase “In God we trust” to be placed on government buildings? Separation of church and state is a part of the First Amendment in the Constitution, stating that, "Co...

Yes, “Thoughts and prayers” are enough

Nick Sammarco

November 14, 2018

The country was stunned and heartbroken after waking up last week to yet another mass shooting of innocent people, this time at Borderline bar in Thousand Oaks, California. In total, 11 people at Borderline bar, as well as a Sheriff’s Deputy were gunned down by a former Marine who lived with his mothe...

Believing Science Does Not Make You Bigoted

Nick Sammarco

October 17, 2018

Last week, the Trump Administration’s move to consider new regulations regarding how a person’s sex would be portrayed on government documents and identification was reported by The New York Times. In response to the change from Obama-era regulations, an article titled “No, Donald, you cannot erase...

Spacey’s career topples as more men accuse him

Kaitlin Hahn

November 8, 2017

Kevin Spacey has been accused of sexually assaulting multiple men in Hollywood, with some underage at the time. Once the information was released, Spacey decided to come out as gay in an attempt to distract the world from his wrongdoings. The list of accusers continues to grow.

Regulations are meant to be improved, not erased

Kyle Crozier

November 1, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created with a simple and singular goal: to protect human health and the environment. The EPA’s reach extends to the public and private sector, as they are intended to remain unbiased in that pursuit of health. This pursuit has been poisoned by the inclus...

The Feminism Letters: Men should be proud to be fighters for equality.

Haley Clegg

November 1, 2017

Where along the line did feminism become synonymous with “hating men?” Feminism isn’t an attack on men, and it doesn’t claim that men are inferior to women, yet many continue to view it as such. Feminism was created to make all genders have equal opportunity. Over the past century, women have had ...

Negotiating with the Taliban is not an option

Negotiating with the Taliban is not an option

Stiv Mucollari

November 1, 2017

While in a state of civil war, Afghanistan has the foundation of a democratic state. Recently, the United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the U.S. would be open to negotiating with “moderate” members of the Taliban. He also added that the U.S. could allow them to take part in Afgha...

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