Why This is (Probably) My Last Political Article

This is probably the last political article I will write on this web site. I’ll wait a moment for the cheers to die down. You might think it strange that a site created to discuss current events and politics...

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The Age of Guns on Campus

When it comes to school campuses today, the expression "Gun-Free Zone" says it all. From the violence brought on schools like Columbine and Sandy Hook, to the protests against military recruiters at some public...

Fake News, Fake Conclusions

Fake news is all the rage these days. Whether the source is a tweet by Donald Trump, or the musings of some web site of questionable impartiality, anything that smacks of propaganda, or that includes outright lies, or...

Succumbing to our Fears

In his first inaugural address, while America was still plunged in the depths of the Great Depression, President Franklin Roosevelt declared, "The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself." It was a bright message for...

How to Stop Donald Trump

Political tensions have been running high ever since Donald Trump became president just a few weeks ago. Upon entering the Oval Office, Trump immediately began flexing his executive muscles by issuing several stern and...

The Politics of No Meaning

There is safety in numbers, we are told. And so, on the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump as America's forty-fifth president, millions of American women marched in safe solidarity. The crowd estimates in...