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The Political Hawk

Opinion: American Nightmare

February 20, 2020 |

Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed in this piece are solely those of the author. They do not reflect the opinions of The Commentator staff nor those of Hudson Catholic Regional High School.

The American Dream.

There’s a saying I used to hear when my … Read More

Opinion: The American Dream is a Lie

February 19, 2020 |

Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed in this piece are solely those of the author. They do not reflect the opinions of The Commentator staff nor those of Hudson Catholic Regional High School.

A full-time job after high school, marriage before a … Read More

Where The Two Political Parties Stand on Guns

January 2, 2020 |

In our time in America, our country is divided on the issue of gun control.  Many are divided on their opinions on what should be done with our firearms. Many people throughout the country are wondering when an effective solution … Read More

Democratic Primary Frontrunner Profiles

November 19, 2019 |
  1. Former Vice President Joe Biden – Biden is currently in the lead in the 2020 democratic race, polling in at an average of 26% of voters. Biden was previously behind Elizabeth Warren in polling, but due to the recent impeachment … Read More

May the Best Woman Win

January 29, 2019 |

To some’s joy and others’ dismay, US Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) issued separate statements with their intentions to run for president in 2020. It can be said that these announcements were to be expected, as both … Read More

Breaching the Divide

December 12, 2018 |

I talked to a Republican, conservative white woman about politics on Instagram–this is what happened. Spoiler: we aren’t all that different.

About three months ago I followed conservative public figure, Esther Houston, on Instagram. Her husband, Joel Houston, is the … Read More

Do Young People Care About Voting?

November 15, 2018 |

It was a rainy Monday morning, and I was in an Uber reluctantly making my way to a doctor’s appointment. As the Uber was driving down a highway (which one, I don’t know. I trust my phone to take me … Read More

Speech: Why My Vote Matters

November 5, 2018 | 1

Click play on the audio above to hear our Politics and Lifestyle Editor, Arlette Huesca ’19, give a rousing speech on the importance of voting. The full text of her speech can be found below.

“We hold these … Read More

Nikki Haley’s Unexpected Resignation

October 28, 2018 |

Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, announced her resignation from her position with President Donald Trump on October 9, 2018. A press conference was held in the White House, D.C, that Tuesday morning, in which … Read More

Women Demand Answers from Senator Flake

September 29, 2018 |

On Friday, September 28, Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona, a Republican, released a statement through his staff that he was indeed going to vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh, which would lead to a larger Senate vote determining … Read More

Analysis: Brett Kavanaugh’s Judiciary Hearing

September 27, 2018 | 1

At 6:49 p.m., four and a half hours after the Judiciary Hearing for Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh began, it finally came to an end. Various breaks and powerful statements later, the Senate floor had closed along with … Read More

Gun Violence in 2018 (So Far)

March 23, 2018 |

We have been living in 2018 for fewer than 100 days and there have already been over 20 school shootings in America, putting us on pace to have the most school shootings in a year, ever. These shootings have … Read More

Betsy DeVos on 60 Minutes

March 18, 2018 |

Does our secretary of education know how schools work?

Last Sunday, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos appeared on the CBS television program 60 Minutes in an interview conducted by journalist Lesley Stahl. As the interview progressed, things got awkward–fast. It appeared … Read More

Kate Upton’s Personal #MeToo Story

February 15, 2018 |

On January 31, 2018, supermodel and actress Kate Upton started a nationwide conversation with just one tweet.

She wrote, “It’s disappointing that such an iconic women’s brand @Guess is still empowering Paul Marciano as their creative director #metoo.” This … Read More

Time’s Up at the Golden Globes

January 14, 2018 |

A night that is usually filled with glitz and glamour was submerged in a sea of black in support of the #TimesUp movement that focuses on recognizing victims of sexual assault.

On Sunday, January … Read More