politics

Politics does not dictate our collective cultural mindset as much as it simply reflects it; We've got to look in the mirror sometimes, and we've got one.

Jordan Shannon3 days ago
The Real Problem Behind Gun Control Debates
Introduction A massive amount of gun control debates have risen in the wake of the recent Florida school shooting that claimed 17 victims. With each mass shooting that has come to pass, there has alwa...
Jamie Greenwood8 days ago
A New Communist Country
Seagulls squawking for freedom.
Cole Henry11 days ago
Why Beto O'Rourke Can Beat Ted Cruz in the Texas Senate Race
The 2018 senate race in Texas is starting to get into full swing. Most political experts have declared that the Republican candidate, Ted Cruz, seems like the probable winner. He's an incumbent and a ...
Nigel Johnson16 days ago
The End of the American Empire
For nearly 242 years, The United States of America has been regarded as the proud, independent rebel nation of the West. Millions journeyed from Europe and the Old World to lay eyes upon what would co...
Nancy D22 days ago
Why the Pride Parade Matters
It wasn't that long ago when my sister told me she didn't understand why the Toronto pride parade is a thing. To be fair, her argument was that there isn't a set of demands from people in the pride pa...
Why It's Not Possible to 'Drain the Swamp'
To understand why it's not possible to "drain the swamp," you first have to go back and understand how the swamp came to be in the first place. In the earliest history of mankind on Earth, he was a hu...
Is It Fear or Hate?
I believe that I was brought up with an open mind. My parents are two polar opposites in terms of opinion, politics, likes and dislikes, meaning I could always see the other persons point of view, tho...
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Jeremy a month ago
Oprah for President?
Oprah for President? Everyone is still talking about how great Oprah did on her speech which covered many topics from rape, Hollywood to racism. After her speech made headlines everywhere the possibil...
Joel Eisenberga month ago
Pussy-grabbing in Shithole Countries
I found a letter yesterday. It was in my late dad’s effects, within a folder that also contained my third-grade report card ... and an essay. The paper upon which the essay was written was brittle to ...
Mary Caitlyna month ago
Making America Great?
Let's talk about something that's been bothering me for awhile... Trump's policy on illegal immigrants. Before you get on my tail about how it's a "good thing," how illegal immigrants are "taking our ...
Daniel Herrona month ago
The Problem of the Commons
In some ways, the Problem of the Commons forms the core of all liberal philosophy. If the world were different, or the people who live in it different, it would not be a problem. This essay hopes to e...
Tim Brycea month ago
The Ugly Truth About America
As you get older, you discover there are fewer shades of gray in life. As you gain experience, you tend to see things more in terms of black-and-white. You now possess an appreciation of what works an...
Mark Riley2 months ago
My Political Views
For one thing, yes, I believe that the above image is definitely the most accurate representation of our current political climate: a random mess of insanity. Even though I do have a somewhat dark vie...
Tim Bryce2 months ago
Is the GOP Really on Its Deathbed?
To paraphrase Mark Twain, "The reports of the death of the GOP are greatly exaggerated." To listen to the mainstream media, they would have us believe the Republican party is in disarray and on its de...
Tim Bryce2 months ago
The American Cultural Revolution of 2017
As 2017 comes to an end, the country still finds itself in the grips of political polarization, perhaps more so than under President Barack Obama. However, is this truly caused by politics, or is it c...
Otis Colon2 months ago
UN Votes 128-9 Against U.S. Embassy's Move to Jerusalem
On Thursday's General Assembly (December 21, 2017), the United Nations voted 128 to 9 overwhelmingly condemning Presendent Donald Trump's decision to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv in Israel to J...