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By Ryan Watts Ryan Watts is a Chapel Hill native and recent UNC graduate in Political Science and Business Administration. Now living in Washington DC, he works as a Consultant.
  • Obama: Dealing a bad term or dealt a bad hand?

    May 31, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    The President has seen better days. And while it’s too early to write the final chapter on his time in office, it is time to start writing about his term thus far.

  • Carolina Blue in the Strangest of Places

    March 23, 2013 at 9:37 am

    It really is a small world, after all. Over the last two weeks, I’ve been in Buenos Aires on a business trip and the experience has been fascinating. During my two previous trips to Spain, they won the World Cup and Euro Championship respectively. And lo and behold, the second day of my trip to […]

  • The Sequester Game is "OVER-RATED"

    March 8, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    Washington, DC   OVER-RATED *clap* *clap* *clap clap clap* It’s all a game in Washington – a very overrated one. Just like in basketball, baseball or pretty much any sport, numbers don’t lie. Unless the people twisting them to back-up their point of view are. No one will deny that the arbitrary spending cuts that […]

  • The Sequester Game is "OVER-RATED"

    March 8, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    Washington, DC   OVER-RATED *clap* *clap* *clap clap clap* It’s all a game in Washington – a very overrated one. Just like in basketball, baseball or pretty much any sport, numbers don’t lie. Unless the people twisting them to back-up their point of view are. No one will deny that the arbitrary spending cuts that […]

  • Quick Hits Around Washington

    February 9, 2013 at 12:16 pm

    Washington, DC   – Former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, didn’t take long to cause a commotion once out of office. Her office released hillaryclintonoffice.com causing rumors predicting a 2016 run to gain further traction. The new site, launched January 30th, is undergoing further development, though it is worth noting that hillaryclinton.com now forwards to […]

  • What to Watch For in Obama's Second Term

    January 24, 2013 at 2:03 pm

    Washington, DC An estimated 900,000 people showed up to the area surrounding the National Mall, Capitol Building and Pennsylvania Avenue to watch President Barack Obama take his public oath of office on Monday. Per Constitutional rules requiring the new President to be sworn in on January 20th, Obama took his official oath on Sunday in […]

  • Chapelboro to Washington

    January 19, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    Chapelboro to Washington: Introduction I grew up in Chapel Hill, attended Ephesus Elementary, Phillips Middle, East Chapel Hill and really broke out of the box by attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. What I came to realize is that the old saying of Chapel Hill being a “bubble” is certainly true. While […]