Implications of 3-D Printed Guns

            Inspired by the ever-increasing popularity of 3-D Printing, Cody Wilson founded Defense Distributed, a company aiming to revolutionize the firearm industry.                 The organizations goals are mixed: Eventual sales of cheaply produced weapons combined with the creation of a open-sourced online community designing and sharing printable pieces in hopes of improving the individual’s ability to protect themselves.

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The High Cost of Higher Education: Is Government the Solution or Problem?

            by KEVIN CZARZASTY             As the cost of college rises year after year, we should wonder:  What is the best way to ensure the maximum quality of services provided by universities, while minimizing ever-growing tuition?             This and recent administrations believe that access to government loans will enable more students to attend college, earn a better living, contribute to society more productively, and in turn, everyone will presumably become better off.  However, are there unintended consequences of government providing easy credit to so many 18 year olds?             One argument against government stimulating education is …

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The GOP Civil War, The Filibuster, and What May Come

            It is clear.  With the rebranding of the Republican Party comes grabs for power.  Rand Paul's now infamous filibuster(Highlights here) and John McCain'srebuttal is the first major example of the civil war manifesting itself.  May we have a clean fight. Additionally, analysis from Newt Gingrich is rather telling.

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