Category Archives: National

Columbine High School

The question came from the New York Times, a teaser for their story, but was repeated several times by other news outlets. “Officials say that Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., has remained “a source of inspiration” for potential gun … Continue reading

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TAPS Is Not The Answer

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We live in an age where fear is dominant and the threat to the Bill of Rights and the Constitution are real. It did not start with the terrorist attacks of 9/11/01 or the shooting at Columbine High School in … Continue reading

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The Meaning Of Free Speech

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So where is the line drawn as between criticisms of Israel as being a political or an anti-Semitic statement? Continue reading

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Kavanaugh And Evangelicals

You already know the headline: 48% of white evangelicals support Brett M. Kavanaugh even if he did sexually assault someone. Christian morality has been thrown out the proverbial window. This jives with a March poll by the Public Religion Research … Continue reading

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The Beginning Of The End Of Trump

August 16, 2018, was not a good day for President Trump. It did not take the president long after taking office to label the American press “the enemy of the people.” The Brookings Institution Press wrote that “Stalin, Hitler, and … Continue reading

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Lawrence Krauss And Sexual Misconduct

March 15, 2018 – Atheist Dr. Lawrence Krauss has been suspended from Arizona State University for “sexual misconduct” and the Christian Post has taken no time in denouncing atheism in its entirety for being amoral. The New York Times reported … Continue reading

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Tearing Down the Wall of Separation

February 10, 2018 – Those sneaky Republicans. In the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, the conservatives of the GOP snuck in a provision that would allow FEMA funds to go directly to houses of worship or non-profits associated with a … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom v. The U.S. Attorneys’ General

February 9, 2018 – I think it is wonderful how the current administration ignores the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause to give rise to their Christian theocracy. Last year the administration instructed the Department of Justice and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to … Continue reading

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The Satanic Temple and Abortion Rights

January 25, 2018 – A few months back, I wrote an article for the Columbia Missourian concerning the abortion laws in the state of Missouri. More specifically, I wrote how a member of the Satanic Temple in Missouri, “Mary Doe,” … Continue reading

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Mass Shooting in America

November 7, 2017 – When is the “right time?” On November 5, 26 people were shot and killed at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and dozens more have been hospitalized. It is the worst mass murder in … Continue reading

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