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Category Archive: Politics, Social Issues

Vocabulary Test

Hate, Fear, Propaganda, White Supremacy, Judgmental, Homophobe, Islamaphobe, Misogynist, Social Justice, Compassion Imagine you’re back in school for a moment and the teacher has just announced...

I Want Hillary as President (said the Kremlin)!

Do you know anything about Uranium One? Here’s the way it looks: Uranium One is the name of a Canadian company with uranium-mining stakes all over the world including the western part of the...

Watch How the Media Reports on Turkey and Syria

This morning the Wall Street Journal had this as a headline: Turkey Agrees to Pause Syria Fight The next sentence read like this: Turkey agreed to suspend military operations in northern Syria for...

Reparations and Being Sorry for Being White

In addition to the quality content represented by the Prager U video that you can access by clicking on the image to the right, I wanted to add yet another point to the conversation pertaining to...

Impeachment Inquiry Begins…?

In May 2016, Joe Biden, as Barack Obama’s designated point man on Ukraine, flew to Kiev to inform President Petro Poroshenko that a billion-dollar U.S. loan guarantee had been approved to...

Be Sure Your Sins Will Find You Out

Years ago, Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton faced off in a duel. Neither one of them were necessarily paragons of virtue, but Burr was a dark character. Among the suspected skeletons in his closet...

Who Defines “Good?”

Who defines “good?” You? Me? How does one measure virtue? And how do you convince someone who’s vile that they’re not “good” unless you can point to a standard...

Fear and Hate – Start Listening for Those Words…

It’s healthy, I think, to start listening for the words, “fear” and “hate.” It is possible to win an argument without saying a word simply by positioning yourself as a...

Why Would You Impeach President Trump?

Why would you impeach President Trump? For doing the very things that he promised he would do as a candidate? For reducing the number of regulations that our industries have had to contend with under...

Religion is Bad…

There’s an article that was recently brought to my attention via Facebook entitled, “Study Discovers Children Raised Without Religion Are Kinder And More Empathetic.” It’s...