The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Texas’ voter ID law will stand effective through upcoming elections and only because the courts ruled that bringing it down so close to voting would be more harmful than helpful at this point. Texas’ law requires that voters bring one of six photo ID options to the polls […]

Two years ago now, I covered Tulane’s progress on a new on-campus stadium, now called Yulman Stadium. While Tulane students and administration pushed for its construction, I witnessed neighbors and professors complain that Tulane had decided to spend the donation unwisely. Students do not attend Tulane to watch the Green Wave football team, or any […]

My latest at U.S. News and World Report and the last article I was able to write from the D.C. office.

Here is my latest piece at U.S. News and World Report on how to share finances when you’re in a long-term relationship. There’s plenty of advice geared toward people who are engaged or married, but given the amount of millennials who are opting to hold of on marriage, I didn’t find much advice on how […]

Here is one of my latest articles at U.S. News and World Report on how student loans and the emotional impact of the Great Recession are affecting young adults’ investment decisions. To invest or not to invest? That is the question: Why Aren’t Millennials Investing? Fear isn’t the Only Factor

The age of stealing grandma’s purse is becoming obsolete as thieves take to online dating. In its 2013 cyber attack report, the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), which partners with the FBI, reported a 50 percent increase in monetary loss through what it calls “romance fraud.” The national financial loss jumped from roughly $56 million […]


Though the IC3 demonstrated relative FBI success in 2012, according to its 2013 report, the FBI had a subpar performance last year. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the IC3, this establishment is a partner with the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center to, as its website says, “receive Internet related […]

Cody C. Delistraty

writer. researcher.

Parchment in the Fire

Politics, Political Theory and History

The Alethiophile

Exploring truth, reading a lot of books and generally mulling things over


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