Next month, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a hotly contested case pitting the rights of a religious business owner, Jack Philips, who owns Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado against a gay couple who claim they were discriminated against … Continue reading Discrimination vs. Free Speech: Who Wins?
Recently, amidst Conservative circles, there’s been quite a bit of hullabaloo over Mark Regnerus’ new book, Cheap Sex, and quite rightfully so as the book may well be one of those rare seminal works that has the opportunity to change cultural … Continue reading Cheap Sex & The Race to the Bottom
Many hundreds of years ago there reigned a great and powerful King who had all the world at his fingertips. He had built a mighty Kingdom whose capital had become the center of world trade and his borders stretched from … Continue reading Hugh Hefner: A Life Wasted
Last year, the world was introduced to several right-wing shocks. First, when the UK voted to leave the EU. The second was when Donald Trump was elected President. Since those events though the right-wing, populist victories have been hard to … Continue reading Germany’s Electoral Shock To The World Order
Last week was a pretty good week for Democrats. The party flipped an open legislative seat in Oklahoma and a seat in New Hampshire. According to Daily Kos both of these seats were deeply red seats (yes, Oklahoma, not so … Continue reading Winning Low Turnout Special Elections and Congressional Republicans Retiring Does Not Indicate A Wave Is Forming For Democrats
Four of the five leading Democrats for President, Senators Corey Book (NJ), Elizabeth Warren (MA), Bernie Sanders (VT) and Kamala Harris (CA) have come out in favor of a single-payer system citing their support for building off the success of … Continue reading Republicans Are Happy To See Democrats Embrace Single-Payer Healthcare
Last week, Donald Trump made a deal with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to raise the debt ceiling and not play politics with it or Hurricane Harvey relief funding. Republicans, or at least House Republicans were aghast. But it is … Continue reading Trump Made A Deal: It’s Exactly What He Was Elected To Do