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Vox Veritas Vita

(photo by: Craig Billow)

We took the elevator to the top floor just to see if there was a good view from one of the hallway windows.  There wasn’t.  Though, we had some time to kill before former House Speaker and GOP Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich took the stage so we decided to wander.  That day all of the high profiles were inside The Marriott Wardman Hotel in Washington, DC.  From Mitt Romeny to Sarah Palin, Herman Cain to Rick Santorum and hundreds of reporters and bloggers.. among them Ann Coulter, Tucker Carlson, Andrew Breitbart… just to name a few.

I had registered for a press pass to CPAC 2012 (Conservative Political Action Conference) because I had helped cover the event last year while interning for The Daily Caller.  

With the official launch of my Infinity News Network only weeks away, I was able to receive press access to the conference that was sure to dominate the headlines that week, which was really the only reason why I wanted to be there. Continue reading “Vox Veritas Vita” »

if it weren’t for Egypt

One year ago today, I thought I might have made a mistake.  After three and a half years of college in Kentucky, I decided to spend my last semester committing journalism in Washington DC through the Best Semester DC Journalism Center program.  Having felt led to go in this direction and experience the change I so utterly desired left me beyond excited. There were programs all over the world I could take part in, and in the beginning I would never have imagined Washington.

Ever since I started college I knew I would end up doing one of these semesters.   There was absolutely no way I could spend the ‘entire’ experience on the same campus for four years and I had never felt more led to step out and change my circumstances (much like I felt when I started college and how I’m feeling right about now). Continue reading “if it weren’t for Egypt” »

Infinity 5.

Jack Kelly awoke somewhere over northern Arizona as the 757 aircraft made its way into Pacific time zone.  Yawning with a stretch, he unbuckled his seat belt and scratched his head.  He thanked God that the two seats next to him were unoccupied, leaving plenty of room to stretch out and attempt comfort.  Jack exhausted about ten different positions until he shrugged a defeated sigh and slid open his iPhone.  He had missed more news!  And was unable to tweet!  The travesty of the situation pummeled him with a soft whimper while he scrolled through the very latest… Continue reading “Infinity 5.” »