Loose Cannons Come in Orange

In one of the most shocking and dramatic turns of the Trump Administration, last week, in an extremely encouraging step toward bipartisanship, President Trump made a surprise deal with Democratic House and Senate Minority Leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to help raise the debt ceiling.  Further, now it appears they are all working together […]

Cancel Cancel Culture

In recent months, the country has seen the reemergence of cancel culture, the id of American political discourse. It can best be defined as an overly and aggressively punitive practice of reprimanding disagreement in which one is browbeaten, usually by online rage mobs, for statements or actions both innocuous and unacceptable. When one is “canceled,” […]

Expose, Don’t Erase, History

In the aftermath of the protests surrounding the abhorrent murder of George Floyd, some Americans have started calling for the destruction of statues of important historical figures. Six statues of confederate general Robert E. Lee have been either willingly removed by local governments or forcibly removed and/or deformed by protestors in the past two weeks.  […]

Call the Chinese Virus What It Is

COVID-19, or the coronavirus, has been ravaging the world for months, causing numerous countries to shut down. Some prominent figures, including President Trump, have chosen to call it the “Chinese Virus” or “Wuhan Virus.” Others have suggested that this name is somehow racist, that it fosters anti-Asian sentiment. On the contrary, calling COVID-19 the Chinese […]