Ryan J. Suto
Ryan J. Suto
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Who's to Blame For the Surveillance State? Here's the Hard Truth

The recent revelations of the NSA's activities show that Americans must demand a revolution in citizen privacy and government transparency.

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Egypt's Experts Propose a Constitution — and It's Not a Good Start

The interim government selected 10 constitutional experts to draft proposed changes to Egypt's constitution. The committee, however, failed to provide any positive proposals.
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Carlos Arredondo: Boston Marathon Attendee Came to Victims' Rescue

Cowboy hat-wearing Carlos Arredondo can been seen in marathon photographs and videos helping victims. In the past decade he has lost two sons and devoted his life to improving our world.
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What is an Executive Order And is It Constitutional?

Executive orders are largely constitutional and uncontroversial. However, they have become a hot-button issue despite President Obama’s relatively infrequent use.

Katie Couric Sue Paterno Interview: Wife to Discuss How Media Treated Late Husband

Sue Paterno will appear on TV Monday to talk about how her husband was treated, but no individual can control how America views JoePa. Many won’t agree with or even listen to her.
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Are Obama’s Drones Coming For Americans?

The leaked White House memo on drone strikes is just the continuation of the trend of expanding executive power beginning with Abraham Lincoln, but Americans are right to worry about it.

Pirate Bay Documentary Online: Film Puts Copyright Infringement and Internet Freedom in the Spotlight

The Pirate Bay documentary, being released online on Friday, follows the founders of the famous file sharing site as they fight an uphill battle against Hollywood and Swedish authorities.
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GOP Vote Rigging 2013: Why the Republican Plan to Gerrymander the Electoral College Could Destroy Democracy

Now that 2012 is over, about a week ago Republicans got started working on changes for 2016. Here's why these changes could destroy democracy.
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Assault Weapons Ban: Democrats Need Better Messaging to Pass the Bill

On the assault weapons ban, Democrats need to get better about messaging. They could learn a thing or two from Republicans. Remember the PATRIOT Act?
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How Hillary Clinton Democratized Diplomacy One Tweet at a Time

By embracing new technological innovations in the context of a traditional bureaucratic structure, Clinton has democratized diplomacy.
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Sandy Hook Shooting Asks Deeper Questions Than Gun Control

In the wake of the various shootings across the country this past summer, many Americans feel understandably vulnerable. But, are stricter gun controls a panacea?

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The Most Interesting Statistics and Points We Learned From Election 2012

Now that the politics and punditry have died down, Americans can finally take a look at the real trends in our electoral process to learn more about how to progress in our society.
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5 Biggest Middle East Challenges That Obama or Romney Will Face

Whether it's Mitt Romney who wins the election of Barack Obama, either man will have many challenges ahead with regard to the Middle East. Here are the top five.
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When is Election Day: Why America Will Vote on Tuesday, November 6

This coming Tuesday is the presidential election. As elections head to the polls, we seek to answer the questions, why is Election Day held on Tuesdays?
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Westboro Baptist Church and Innocence of Muslims: Why Even Offensive Speech Must Be Protected

As the recent riots over the Innocence of Muslims video indicate, American concepts of free speech must be treasured, even when we disagree with what is being said.
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Student Loans: The Good and the Bad for Millennials

While student loans give millennials the opportunity to access higher education, they often force us to accept high levels of debt and economic strife as well.