Hillary Clinton: perhaps one of the most liked and most disliked people ever in U.S. politics. Democrats love her. Republicans despise her. As she runs for president in 2016, she is the second least liked person ever to compete for the office–only beaten out in that regard by Donald Trump, who also happens to be … More “Hill No!” or “I’m with Her!”?
The United States: Christian nation or land for all religions? There seems to be some debate over which is the correct answer to that question. Some Christians believe that since they are the majority in the country, it is their nation to rule based on biblical teachings and values. This debate has popped into the mainstream … More One Nation under Religious Freedom
Besides the bedroom, a bathroom is considered the most private of places. This is where someone can go to freshen up, change clothing, or relieve bodily needs. Recently some southern U.S. states have taken up legislation in concern for the privacy of restrooms. Some conservatives in those states have voiced fear that privacy in bathrooms … More Culture War: Bathroom Edition
Democracy is far from perfect in the United States. Both sides can agree that there is corruption and money hindering the process of democracy. There are too many special interests lobbying to have their way in the law. Campaigns are being funded by the very few richest people in the country. Congressional districts are drawn … More How to Wage a “Political Revolution”
Many people on both sides of the aisle label Senator Bernie Sander’s policies as “nice.” However, conservatives and even some liberals will counter with “nice but not possible” or “nice in theory but destructive in practice.” Most Americans can agree that the deck is stacked against them. We in the middle and lower classes have … More The Economics of Bernie Sanders
Donald Trump. The man is a phenomenon. He has toyed with the idea of running for president for years, but almost no one took him seriously. He was always the real estate mogul, the Apprentice boss, and America’s billionaire. Now he truly is running for President of the United States. Not only that–he is on … More On Trump
In modern political and religious discourse, it seems that many people talk as if they know everything. They shout at the opposition. They scream “You’re wrong!” without ever truly listening to the other side. They believe that they have all the answers and that they could never be convinced otherwise. Often these people proclaim “Nothing you … More The Impossibility of Certainty