controversies

It seems every time one racially-charged incident ends, a gender or religious controversy takes its place; Ruminate on the issues dividing our nation and world.

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Makaio Carter10 months ago
Gun Control
What About Stricter Gun Control? In America, a staggering amount of crimes are committed with the assistance of deadly, and often military grade weaponry. Whether it’s a brutal, malevolent murder, or ...
Iria Vasquez-Paez10 months ago
The Racist Attorney
This lawyer who shall remain nameless has a history of racist ranting. Oh, not the person you are? When you have a history of being documented on video ranting about illegals, about Jewish people. You...
Why, Racism?
I want to find whoever came up with these double standards and kick them where the sun doesn’t shine. There are double standards when it comes to men and women, the races, employment, and dare I say i...
Elijah a year ago
US Problems
Homelessness, wealth distribution, and voting controversies have plagued and still are plaguing the United States of America. Arguments have been made that the three of these problems are all intercon...
A Discourse On Recourse: Crime and Punishment
Today, during the modern time of technological advancement and the freedom of information, there is a new form of slavery. One in which freedom is hard to access, and that at the whim of mercy. Curren...
M Da year ago
Samantha Bee Is Right About Ivanka
During Wednesday’s episode of Full Frontal, Samantha Bee had a message for Ivanka Trump. “Do something! Tearing children away from their parents is so evil, it’s the inciting incident in almost every ...
Rose Golda year ago
Gun Control
Attaining a weapon in the United States is very convenient for many Americans. Weapons are so accessible that it leads to many issues, such as gun control. It becomes a severe matter when individuals abuse their ability of being in possession of one. But, what can we do to solve this divisive issue? Our country is very problematic when it comes to the use of firearms. We suffer with fatalities from mass shootings, suicides, accidents, and police interventions. In many of these cases, the situati...
Edward Andersona year ago
Debunking the Roseanne Myths
Have you ever had a moment that you wish could be erased from history? May 29, 2018, I had one. My Facebook is littered with pop culture talk because, well, I love pop culture. As I was covering the b...
Sarah Bryana year ago
To Keep and Bear or Not to Keep and Bear
Through the ages, there has not been so controversial a debate as the one involving an Amendment written by the Founding Fathers to protect the new America from the British monarchy. That debate is ab...
Prince Taburyka year ago
Trans-Panic Stirring over Public Restroom Usage
Dear Readers, I'm writing this to shed some light on a recent situation that has brought a great problem to light: Transphobia. But first, let's break it down for people who don't really know what a t...
Alexa Dickensona year ago
An Open Letter to the Guy Wearing a Second Amendment Shirt the Day After the Day After the Santa Fe Shooting:
Lebron James did it when he wore his "I Can't Breathe" shirt after the murder of Eric Garner. Lady Gaga did it when she sported a "Love Trumps Hate" shirt the day after the 2016 Presidential election....
Darryl Richiea year ago
1st Amendment Right to Free Speech No Longer Exists
On Wed, May 23rd, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced there was a meeting in Atlanta where NFL team owners met and agreed that players must stand for the national anthem, or they will be fined by...
Vermont: A State with Almost No Gun Control and Almost No Murder
Vermont has always had very loose gun restrictions. The Republican Governor Phil Scott ended this tradition of the Vermont constitutionalist gun agenda. But was this a good idea? The three bills that ...
Mason Palmera year ago
The Fat Tax on Clothing
There has recently been some discussion about putting a tax on clothes of a larger size. This has sparked outrage in some areas, and in others, they see why it's fair. In this post, I will be putting ...
Hailey Coruma year ago
Enough
Do you have any idea of what happened on February 14th, 2018? People got up in the morning to get ready for school and work. Parents and older siblings made breakfast. Pets were taken out in the early...
Hanin Najjara year ago
The World Is Silent to Palestinian Death
About 60 Palestinians were killed and 3,000 were injured by Israeli forces at the Gaza apartheid wall when they were protesting US embassy's establishment in Jerusalem. The protesters were largely pea...
The National Day of Reason? Or the National Day of Prayer?
America Could Lose Their National Day of Prayer (Originally written in 2014, updated May 2018) A few months ago on one of the major television news stations, a small note of concern showed up saying, ...
Ben Kharakha year ago
White Supremacist Lingo and Conspiracy Theories
Of a rally that saw an act of white supremacist terrorism our President, Homeopathic Hitler, said, “You also had some very fine people on both sides." Considering that The Worst of Us has had advisors...