When Donald Trump was announced President Elect of the United States on Nov. 9 of this year, the news baffled pollsters who, when he announced his campaign in 2015, believed he had no chance of winning. But the real estate mogul and former reality TV star defied all odds, in spite of his brazen, inflammatory … Continue reading We are all responsible for Donald Trump
A few months ago, a friend posted on his Facebook page an image of a Twitter exchange in which Donald Trump congratulated Serena Williams on winning a tennis tournament. Williams responded by taking Trump to task for some of his comments on race and gender. I became engaged in a Facebook conversation about Williams’s responses, … Continue reading Fake news counts as false testament
For a while now, content aggregators like Buzzfeed have been earning clicks by publishing list articles involving images of popular Disney characters edited to portray a realistic body image. The complaint against Disney is that the art styles of their most popular movies, like Frozen, promote unrealistic body expectations, particularly for the young women who watch … Continue reading Disney isn’t responsible for self image
People who hate BLM now would no doubt have hated King if he were alive today.
To vote means that I will have to accept the compromises inherent in the process. No candidate will meet the litmus test I see outlined in Scripture.
Faced with an impossible decision, Huntington University students are left to decide who to vote for in the upcoming presidential election, if they vote at all.
Despair. That’s often my one-word reply when someone asks me my thoughts on the current, seemingly endless, presidential campaign. Despair, that is, as someone who has followed politics for a long time and voted in ten presidential elections. There are plenty of reasons to despair, that’s for sure. Both major party candidates come closest to … Continue reading What to Do? Being a Political Christian in 2016
With this presidential election being the first election I can vote in I was initially full of excitement and impatience. As the election year went on I became more turned off by both parties, finding myself not aligning with either side completely. I liked some of Kasich’s ideas while also being a fan of some … Continue reading Third parties deserve equal coverage
The bluntness of Chicago’s welcome letter is a siege engine in an age where opinions are preserved in iron fortresses safe from any dissenting belief.
The notion that the media is all lies denotes a comfort in one's own ignorance.