“You see my kind of loyalty was loyalty to one’s country, not to its institutions or its officeholders. The country is the real thing, the substantial thing, the eternal thing; it is the thing to watch over, and care for, … Continue reading Independence Day Deserves Honor, Not Contempt
In late 2018, Andy Duncan, a sci-fi writer whose works include An Agent of Utopia and On 20468 Petercook, discussed his concern regarding what he felt to be racist remarks found in J.R.R. Tolkien’s telling of The Lord of the Rings. While being interviewed on a Wired podcast, he … Continue reading Disproving the Accusations of Racism in “The Lord of the Rings”
If Joe Biden loses the Democratic Presidential primary, it may very possibly be considered to begin on Thursday, June 6th, when he reversed course on the Hyde Amendment. While most Americans in the Presidential General Election might not make their … Continue reading Joe Biden Might Have Just Imploded His Candidacy
Last week, a poll came out of Texas showing President Trump running neck and neck with former Vice President Joe Biden. Trump also narrowly led other Democratic candidates. Combined with a narrow two point win for Senator Ted Cruz last … Continue reading Are Texas and Georgia Really Getting Bluer?
In early April, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI wrote an article concerning the sexual abuse scandals within the Catholic Church. The outcry made massive headlines the world over. The German scholar notes, “The extent and gravity of the reported incidents has deeply distressed … Continue reading Benedict XVI and How Modern Sexuality and Sociality Were Spawned in the 1960’s
Today’s social media serves as a common platform where heated virtual arguments can run amok. Wherever one stands in the political realm, a comment thread can be seen frequently and leisurely, and such threads may stir up a debate. Recently, … Continue reading Viggo Mortensen Expresses Distaste Over Far-Right Party’s Aragorn Tweet
A mere four months ago, Democrats were giddy on their 2020 prospects. The President’s approval was dragged down by the partial government shutdown, Senate Republicans were divided on ending said shutdown and Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats were riding high … Continue reading Democrats Striking Out in Top Senate Races Dims Hope For 2020