Category: Politics & Government

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 […]

The Pay Gap Isn’t Just Immoral – It’s Bad For America

McDonald’s CEO, Stephen Easterbrook, is departing the company due to violating company policy. However, he’s not going away empty-handed. The CEO, who made nearly $16 million at McDonald’s in 2018, is getting a generous exit package to the tune of nearly $42 million – and this is on top of over $23 million in stock […]

The U.S. is Less Free Than “Socialist” Countries

The United States is often held up as a paragon for freedom. The place where democracy and liberty thrive. It may come as a shock to U.S. citizens then to learn that their country lags behind most other developed countries – including “socialist” countries – in the liberties and freedoms it provides its citizens. And […]

Whether Death Penalty or Chemical Castration: It’s Bad News for Us

The death penalty is back on the menu in the United States in a big way thanks to the Trump Administration. Elsewhere in the country, lawmakers are pursuing chemical castration for sex offenders. Aside from providing a sense of closure for victims of those who perpetrate the severe crimes that warrant these punishments, both of […]

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 […]

‘Treasonous’ Trump: Republican Sentiment Toward President Shifting

It’s no surprise to see outrage and condemnation from the Left whenever Trump does something egregious. So in the aftermath of Trump’s Helsinki Summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, there’s not much news there. What is newsworthy though is the fact that conservatives – including supporters of Trump – have been increasingly critical of the […]

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 […]

Gun Regulation: Balancing The Second Amendment With Responsibility

There is a saying you hear often among certain segments of gun owners: The Second Amendment is in place to protect us from a tyrannical government. But if the Second Amendment is really about individual defense against the government, then isn’t it time to start treating citizens like soldiers when it comes to armament? Not […]

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