Just stop it! I know it's tempting to try and hold each 2020 Democratic candidate to a very high standard when it comes to their background and policy ideas, but stop it! It's not helping. I mean most of the candidates haven't even come out with official policy ideas yet, the primaries aren't for another … Continue reading 2020 Candidate Standards
"There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'” —Isaac Asimov I think … Continue reading Anti-intellectualism
Don't mis-qualm me, I am 100% behind #metoo and black lives matter and all of the current social justice movements. My qualm is with the notion that nothing is forgivable. Someone of prominence makes a statement that can be interpreted as misogynistic, homophobic or intolerant, and everyone is up in arms and wants to burn … Continue reading Is There Room for Grace in Our Political Correctness Culture?
I think it's here guys, finally, the end of American Christianity...possibly. I just don't understand how someone could be okay with this! If this isn't the perfect analogy for the current state of the American evangelical movement, I don't know what is. They've traded the love and compassion of Jesus for the lust for power … Continue reading The End of American Christianity?
What is a Millennial, anyway? I've seen a lot of articles recently, mostly written by Baby-Boomers who seem to confuse Millennials with other generations, so let me qualm and explain who and what Millennials are. Millennials are people born between the mid-1980's and the mid-90's, they grew up while computers, the internet and cell phones … Continue reading What’s a Millennial?
Here are my qualms with the option of impeachment right now, I'll tell them through various scenarios: Scenario 1: The House moves forward with impeachment, it passes, moves on to the Senate and fails, Trump will brag about it and Democrats might suffer in 2020 for going in too strong, like the Clinton impeachment in … Continue reading Impeachment?