Raj Kannappan is a junior at Cornell University pursuing a B.A. in Government and Asian Studies. Currently, he is Chairman of the Cornell University College Republicans and a regular opinion columnist for the Cornell Review, recently voted by peers as the top conservative campus newspaper in the country, and TheCollegeConservative, a national online publication that includes conservative commentary from college students.
He has interned at the Hudson Institute, providing research assistance for Senior Fellow Tevi Troy, former Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services under President Bush, and Senior Fellow Richard Weitz, an expert on regional security issues and WMD nonproliferation policies. He has also conducted health economics and international security research at Cornell, studying the effects of tobacco tax differences on inter-state purchasing and the implications of cost-benefit analyses in democratic military interventions.
Having been born in India and having lived in India, Singapore, Thailand, and now, America, Raj has come to recognize the importance of American leadership, small government, personal responsibility, and most importantly, family. His interests include politics, international affairs, military history, and cricket.
This column will cover anything that has anything remotely to do with the game of baseball, from the game itself to mid-summer trades to offseason moves.
On this date, Babe Ruth signed on with the Dodgers.
What is going on with baseball in the West this year?
MLB hands down eight suspensions after Dodgers and Diamondbacks brawl
Albert Belle was a feared man when playing baseball
Uncensored exploration of issues concerning current events, civil liberties, American political advocacy, and the political and social issues facing military veterans.
A mother of three and a passionate conservative, Shirley Husar changes the game.
We all eat, and food should be fun and healthful. Food Commune celebrates the food we eat, the people we eat with and the spirits we enjoy.
Television commentary, reviews, news and nonstop DVR catch-up by Lisa King Doloff and friends.
In securing life, liberty, and in pursuing happiness, the quest for freedom contains countless stories that must be told. Honest information and truth are still the most essential weapons against illusion, ignorance and fear which are key elements of tyranny.
Published 1:03 p.m. February 12, 2013
The ICC has fallen short on its promise of bringing justice to the international community.
Published 9:42 p.m. March 12, 2012
Eric Holder makes the Obama Administration's case that assassinating Americans abroad is better than waterboarding terrorists. All they ask is that we trust them.
Published 1:39 a.m. January 23, 2012
Gone are the days when the Girl scouts' 3Cs stood for cookies, camping, and crafts.
Published 11:41 p.m. January 8, 2012
For President Obama, the constitution is sacrosanct, except when he feels he knows better.
Published 9:46 a.m. December 21, 2011
Nation building is an all-American activity. We should remember what we did right in Iraq and what we did wrong, because we'll inevitably do it again.
Published 1:00 a.m. December 13, 2011
The coming election is about one thing and one thing only: President Barack Obama