Ryan Myers
Ryan Myers

Born and raised a Hoosier, currently attending Indiana University, majoring in Speechwriting through the Individualized Major Program and also in Communication and Culture.

Sept. 16, 2013

This is the Machine That Would Neutralize Syria’s Chemical Weapons

This new tool could be a key component to neutralizing the chemical weapons arsenal in Syria.

Sept. 10, 2013

Syria War News: Are the U.S. and Russia Playing Good Cop, Bad Cop?

Sec. Kerry's offhand propsal and its effect on the debate over Syria is clearly dramatic — in that it's amusingly similar to a well known dramatic trope, Good Cop Bad Cop.
July 30, 2013

14 Members of Congress Schedule Mysterious "Distant Future Event"

Multiple members of Congress have an event scheduled for the distant future. But what the heck is it?
July 15, 2013

What Is a Filibuster and What is the Senate "Nuclear Option?"

What is the nuclear option? The answer is complicated, procedural, theoretical and generally confusing. But it will dramatically affect how the Senate does business.
June 5, 2013

RFK Assassination Anniversary: 45 Years Later, This Speech Still Gives Chills

45 years ago today Robert F. Kennedy was shot. Two months prior he gave a speech that still remains one of the best of all time.
March 2, 2013

Sequestration 2013: Who Do We Blame?

Neither party chose to work towards preventing the sequester. Here's a look at why.

Feb. 1, 2013

Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl: How Baltimore Got Its Football Team

As we all look forward to Superbowl XLVII, it’s an opportunity to look back and trace the history of these two teams and how they became the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens.
Jan. 21, 2013

5 Things Martin Luther King Jr. Would Say in a Speech Today

Monday is the second inauguration of our first black president, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day. While the big speech on Monday will be the president’s, what might MLK have to say today?
Dec. 10, 2012

End of the World: As Congress Prepares For Fiscal Cliff, the US Military Prepares For Zombie Apocalypse

The Mayans were right: the end days are coming, and the government knows it. The evidence overwhelmingly points to a zombie apocalypse.
Dec. 4, 2012

Gun Control Debate: How Owning a Gun Changes the Dynamics of Conflict

Why does it seem like we are unable to have a public discussion about the effects of gun-ownership? It's because we are approaching the discussion from the wrong angle.
Oct. 3, 2012

Presidential Debate Tonight: Why the Obama Romney Debates Really Matter

Despite speculation to the contrary, the presidential debates really matter. A historical look at why Obama and Romney's performances will matter come election day.

Sept. 29, 2012

Presidential Debate 2012 Date and Preview: 7 Reasons Why Romney May Win

Oct. 3 is the first debate. After a rough few weeks many are wondering if the debates will be Romney's chance to turn his campaign around. Here are 7 reasons why he may be able to do just that.