The Suffolk Journal

Slavery reparations are an immoral and illogical proposition

Slavery reparations are an immoral and illogical proposition

Nick Sammarco

April 3, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, The Conservative Message

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is back in the headlines. In an apparent attempt to bolster her dwindling prospects for the 2020 Democratic nomination for President, last month Warren called for a “full-conversation about reparations” according to Politico. Of course, Warren is referencing...

Refute: A Perfect Example of the Pro-Abortion Playbook

Nick Sammarco

March 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion, The Conservative Message

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


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, The Conservative Message

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...

Andrew Cuomo and other Democrats have heartlessly condoned infanticide

Nick Sammarco

February 20, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase, The Conservative Message

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...

Yes, “Thoughts and prayers” are enough

Nick Sammarco

November 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, The Conservative Message

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


Filed under Opinion, The Conservative Message

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...

Negotiating with the Taliban is not an option

Negotiating with the Taliban is not an option

Stiv Mucollari

November 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Conservative Message

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...

Trump’s hypocrisy concerns the world, not just the US

Stiv Mucollari

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Conservative Message

Displaying his incoherent foreign policy in front of the United Nations General Assembly last week, President Donald J. Trump painted a grim viewing of the international system with his remarks. Speaking for the first time to the General Assembly, Trump avoided his trademark over-the-top rhetoric. ...

Extremists on the political spectrum

Stiv Mucollari

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Conservative Message

The recognition gained from the “Unite the Right” rally has seen the left-leaning political group, Antifa, gain increasing support from the mainstream left. However, the implied approval of Antifa by the left is harmful towards the greater cause of fighting white nationalism. The group styles itself...

Trump is stronger than the leaks

Patrick George

March 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Conservative Message

President Donald Trump’s claim to fame may be his ability to create an extraordinary amount of jobs, in the political comedy and punditry industry.  For the last two years, Trump has enraged the general public for both his comments— preference for heroes who aren’t prisoners of war, lewd comments ...

Letter to the editor: Stop both Clinton and Trump

Donald Moskowitz

September 29, 2016


Filed under Letter to the Editor, The Conservative Message

Recently, the New Hampshire Union Leader ran a front page editorial endorsing the Libertarian ticket of Johnson/Weld. Thank you for the foresight and intelligence to realize this is the only way a Fiscal Conservative can be elected President. The demographics in this country favor electing a Democrat to of...

Reevaluating the progressive strides with marijuana

Haley Clegg

September 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion, The Conservative Message

Lately, it seems as if everyone has hopped aboard the “legalize marijuana” movement. In November, Massachusetts voters will make the decision about whether or not to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Question 4 on the ballot will allow for those 21 and over to use, growand possess it. Currently...

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