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.

The Inconclusive GOP ‘Autopsy’
Nothing blunts the inconvenient discomfort of failure like the narcotic of success. Achieving victory has a way of obscuring the pre-existing conditions that could have otherwise led to defeat. The Re...
Ary Chest2 years ago
Conservatives: A Brief History
Hunter Avallone - 245,000 subscribers. EazyOnMe - 120,000 subscribers. Blonde in the Belly of the Beast - 57,000 subscribers. Roaming Millennial - 130,000 subscribers. These are just a few of the extr...
Scott D.2 years ago
Why Did We Elect a TV Star?
I know, I know, you assumed this was another hit piece aimed at President Donald Trump. Why not, right? Everyone else does. I'm sorry to disappoint the 'Never Trumpers' but someone else caught my atte...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
Beginner's Guide to the Most Common Forms of Government
Government impacts every single part of a person's life - even if they don't realize it at the time. In order to understand the political and social climate of any country, you need to understand thei...
First Sons, Son-In-Law Wouldn't Make Slytherin?
One of the prime reasons why J.K. Rowling is so loved is that she brought the world Harry Potter, "The Boy Who Lived," and in doing so, created another generation of readers. Now, though, she's loved ...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
Morality Lost in the Age of Decadence
We have seen it on our TV screens, we hear it on the radio, we continue to witness it in the movies and we have experienced it in person. The age of decadent, amoral behavior has redefined our nation....
Phil Rowan2 years ago
Germany in the 1930s and Our Western World Today
So - 1930s Germany and the Western world of today. Are there any serious similarities? Within the last five years, most of us would have said 'no - we've made a lot of progress since those dim days.' ...
How To Get Involved in Local Politics (And Why You Should)
The United States has become embroiled in political division so intense that, sometimes, it would appear that we have no say, that we have no power, that even becoming involved in local politics seems...
Canada's Prime Minister Hashtagging Near You
"I'm not Donald Trump" (All of America immediately falls in love). "Hey, girl. I could get you that good health insurance." Thanks to the trending topic #JustinTrudeauPickUpLines, these lines and more...
The New Connotations: Everything is Political, Even Blank Spaces
Recently, Vulture magazine published an article with actress Lola Kirke calling out Taylor Swift for her silence on Donald Trump. Kirke went as far as to say that her silence “might as well voted for ...
Felicity Harley2 years ago
Well Ain't It Just What We Liberals Told ‘Em?
I’m sure that along with me you’ve been wondering why primarily white Southern and rural voters would ignore their own self-interest? I mean self-interest is what keeps us all alive. Most of us anyway...
President Trump's Revised Travel Ban Gets Trumped
It's unlikely that President Trump is feeling the love from the Aloha state this morning. A federal judge in Hawaii ruled last night, mere hours before the Trump administration's latest travel ban was...
Biden Believes That President Trump Deserves A Chance
You have got to give credit to former Vice President Joe Biden - he believes everyone deserves a fair chance, even the new president. Biden was not President Trump's biggest fan during the run up to t...
Zach Foster2 years ago
So You Want to Do Physical Removal
The alt-right and their bosom buddies, the Cantwellian Helicopter Libertarians, want to throw people out of helicopters like Pinochet's regime did to dissidents. Those that aren’t excited to commit ma...
Kieran Atkins2 years ago
Confronting Men's Issues From A Transgender Perspective
I've always called myself a feminist, and I've always been proud of it. Having known so many strong women in my time, how could I not be a feminist? My Oma came to Australia from Russian occupied West...
We Are ALL Wonder Women
On International Women's Day, it's easy to think of the women with celebrity status who have been held up for us to admire. God knows, there's a range of them: Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Pri...
For Whom the Dictionary Trolls
The idea of “the resistance” has taken on many forms since Jan. 20th. Much of its new power and identity has been a product of visible protest in the streets, on blogs and in the airwaves since Donald...
Supreme Court Moves Gavin Grimm Case To Lower Court
Virginia high schooler Gavin Grimm has had his day in court neatly sidestepped by the Supreme Court. After two different legal battles, the Supreme Court was supposed to hear the case March 28. It has...