Category: Culture & People

Sheltering-In-Place Is The Patriotic Move To Make

America has always been at its best when it comes together to overcome insurmountable obstacles. World War II, the Space Race, post-9/11. Our country became a superpower not by everyone pursuing their own self-interest regardless of the consequences; but by working together and, at times, sacrificing our own comfort for the larger good. In coming […]

COVID-19: The Worst May Be Behind Us, But Important Lessons Remain

We’ve all been hunkering down for the last month or so. Between the ongoing pandemic and worsening economic outlook, we’ve needed some good news. Luckily, there might now be some. COVID-19’s death rate appears to be on the decline in the United States. While this is certainly welcome information, there are some important takeaways this […]

Leadership Matters – So Do Politics

Leadership matters. Nowhere has that been made more clear than in the response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic downturn. As The Atlantic Sr. Editor Ronald Brownstein points out, President Trump’s delay in response has had ramifications for states across the country. Even now, local and state leaders in states like Utah, Florida, […]

Editorial: Trump Has Failed Us & We’ve Failed Our Country

President Trump has absolutely failed this nation (as has every politician who’s enabled him – like most of the Republican Party). He downplayed this pandemic, vilified those trying to prepare people, and continues to take no accountability. All the economic gains made under his tenure have been wiped out, and things continue to look like […]

Protests Work – Chick-fil-A is Proof

Chick-fil-A recently announced that it would stop donating to anti-LGBTQ organizations The Salvation Army and Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) – with Chick-fil-A President Tim Tassopoulos noting that as the company attempts to expand into new markets, the company needs to “be clear about our message“. Considering that the company is a powerhouse for chicken […]

Three Reasons Woes Of The Middle-Class & Poor Have Nothing To Do With Bad Financial Planning

Amid news that the economy is booming yet many Americans can’t make ends meet, the idea that people are to blame for their own financial shortcomings continues to find footing in American minds and conversation. Yet it couldn’t be further from the truth. Here are three reasons why the woes of the poor and middle-class […]

No Surprise: Workers Suffer While Rich Benefit From Tax Cuts

CBS News recently released a report on how the Tax Cut & Jobs Act is working out six months after its implementation. The basic gist of it is: The rich are continuing to get richer on the backs of their (often overworked) employees. Six months after the Tax Cut and Jobs Act became law, there’s still […]

Why “X Is Like Y Chemically” Is Meaningless (And Why It’s Not An Insult To Be Told You’re Wrong)

I was recently in a discussion that invoked the “X is dangerous for you because it’s only one atom/molecule away from Y” argument. In this specific case, the argument being made by Person A was that Drug X was dangerous because it was chemically similar to Drug Y. While the conclusion that the drug is […]

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