opinion

Opinion pieces from the left, right, and everyone in between.

Selena Vazquez6 days ago
The Importance of Wording
Diction is the choice and use of words and phrases in writing; there is specific diction used by the media and people that manipulates the information that is being presented. Diction can also be used...
Tim Bryce19 days ago
What's Going On? (with the Democrats That Is)
BRYCE ON POLITICS - With apologies to Marvin Gaye. Click for AUDIO VERSION. Over the last few months, I have written a series of political essays attempting to explain how the Democrats see the world ...
Chris Hearn25 days ago
Don't Throw Milkshakes at People!!
What the frickin' heck is going on now?? Apparently, the cool "woke" kids in the UK have decided that it is a good idea to pelt politicians they don't like with frickin' milkshakes! How did this get t...
Johnny Vedmorea month ago
The Cults of Brexit: Leave VS Remain - A Battle of the Antagonists
I am completely and utterly fed up with Brexit, you might be as well. But it seems as though the savage Leave and Remain armies, that do battle daily, have become stuck in a kind of ideological trench...
Jacob Nelsona month ago
Socialism v. Capitalism
Before I get started, I want to make sure everyone understands the definition of each system. The dictionary definition of socialism is a political and economic theory of social organization which adv...
Paige Graffundera month ago
Breathe Underwater
I was having my morning cup of coffee, and scrolling semi-mindlessly through Facebook when I came upon this article. I read it, read it again, and then made a sarcastic status update about how in othe...
Keegan Roembke2 months ago
World Leaders and the Power of Speech
For a few centuries, charming, angry, relatable, mesmerizing, or larger-than-life leaders have come to power with bad intentions. They manipulate the people who find out later that it was all for pers...
Joe Southwood2 months ago
Universal Discredit: The Tory Disgrace
Ian Duncan Smith will not be neatly preserved by the pickling jar of time. His undoubtedly scaly skin will be further distressed from him being the third Tory Titan to fall to Blair. His already bald ...
Jakeson Eudela2 months ago
American Politics in the Eyes of a Filipino
One thing worth admiring about the United States of America is that it has continued existing for around 240 years, and its stayed almost the same, when countries around the globe failed and fell, inc...
Jakeson Eudela2 months ago
Just-World Hypothesis: Conservatism's Fantasyland
If people are asked to think of words they could associate with conservatism, it is certain that most of them would answer religion or free markets and we cannot blame them for that. Both a desire to ...
Kubvoruno Dzimiri2 months ago
I'm a Black Democrat, Not a Fan of Trump, but I May Be Open to Voting for Him, Maybe
I've been a Democrat-leaning Independent ever since I became an American citizen in 2006. In the last three presidential elections I've voted for the Democratic Candidate for president. For the mid-te...
Peter Rose2 months ago
Is Real Life What We Want?
Is real life what we want? Could we cope with reality? It often appears that we—that is modern people living in developed nations—live our lives through images of other people. Some seem to want to li...
Dr. Williams2 months ago
We Hold These Truths to Be Self Evident
History is an invaluable tool for if used wisely the lessons learned, chances are history won't repeat. But, too often it has been our own failure to not heed the lessons that history is supposed to t...
Diego Estevez2 months ago
The Caging of America
Since the colonial times, black people have been treated as objects with no mind, meaning or purpose other than to serve white people. Even our Founding Fathers owned slaves. “Thomas Jefferson enslave...
Mark Ludas2 months ago
Why Is Whitey So Pissed Off?
Why is Whitey so mad? All Whitey's life, he is told that the world belongs to him. That he has intrinsic value. That his ideas, his convictions, his views of the world are "correct." Sure, there are o...
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Brittany D2 months ago
Why Defending Freedom of Speech Is Vital to Our Freedom
The picture above shows a pretty clear picture, both sides of the political party. The people against Trump and the people for him. I voted for Trump, and plan to again in 2020—maybe you want to vote ...
Anika Willis3 months ago
Raising the Minimum Wage
Something people have been arguing about in recent years is the federal minimum wage, specifically if it should be raised and what it should be raised to. There are several sides to this argument. One...
Edward Anderson3 months ago
Mayor Pete Is Democrat's New Hope
In 2016, Republicans had 17 candidates vying for the nomination to be president. For the 2020 election, democrats have at least that many with more expected to throw their hat in the ring. Most of the...