Jean Pierre Salendres
Jean Pierre Salendres

As a junior at Columbia University, I am majoring in Political Science with particular interest in Energy, Immigration, and Education policy. I was born in Mexico City from a French father and a Mexican mother. Immigrating to the United States at the age of 11 sparked in me an interest for policy and social activism.

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April 15, 2013

North Korea News: Why 3.5 Million Chinese Are Mocking Kim Jong-un

Millions of Chinese have watched Jon Stewart''s 'Nuke Kid On the Block' segment mocking North Korea's Dear Leader. Is China finally getting sick of Kim Jong-un?

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April 13, 2013

Think You Can Outrun the Cops? Try Beating Dubai's New Lamborghini Aventador

In its latest display of opulence, Dubai is outfitting its police officers with a new tool: a high-speed Lamborghini Aventador. But the party might end soon, thanks to dwindling oil production.
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April 8, 2013

Immigration Reform 2013: Can Republicans Agree On a Way to Achieve It?

One thing is certain: Republicans overwhelmingly support the idea of fixing the immigration problem, but they do not agree on how to achieve that.
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April 3, 2013

Louie Gohmert Logic: Why Liberals Shouldn't Dismiss It As 'Crazy'

Louie Gohmert opposes limits on ammunition and compares it to destroying the institution of marriage.
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March 27, 2013

Immigration Reform 2013: Is the Rand Paul Or Marco Rubio Plan Better?

Healing the rift within the Republican Party and contesting the Hispanic vote are two important goals coming out of these discussions. Which immigration plan will best accomplish these goals?