Today is Independence Day in the United States, and while many people treat Independence Day as a historical commemoration of the Revolutionary War, it is not. Independence Day marks the signing of a piece of paper on July 4, 1776 and invites us to consider the ideas animating that paper. Some of those ideas are […]
Yesterday, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries ruled that a bakery in Gresham, Oregon must pay $135,000 to a lesbian couple for refusing to make them a wedding cake. You can read the ruling for yourself right here. Some salient facts:
Gresham, Oregon is a city of more than 100,000 people (a fifth of […]
The top reasons to support Chris Christie for President… and to oppose his presidential campaign. […]
What’s the point of getting Jill Stein into the debates, when she doesn’t even bother to fully use the opportunities for political speech that are available to her right now? […]
Yesterday, Bobby Jindal announced that he is running for the Republican nomination for President in 2016. Would he make a good President of the United States?
Pros: – Jindal has impressive raw intelligence. He earned a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. – In Congress, Jindal supported increased funding for AMTRAK. – Jindal voted against the […]
When he ought to seek ways to support the nation, Jeb Bush expects the nation to support him. When he ought to be offering to be all in for America, he asks America to be all in for Jeb instead. […]
Why elect Ben Carson, if he doesn’t even aspire to something honorable in the Presidency? […]
Jeb Bush wants to cut Social Security and Medicare while giving tax cuts to billionaires and subsidies to gigantic, profitable corporations. That’s not helping the vulnerable. It’s the same old corrupt business as usual. […]
In 2015, Rick Santorum is running for the Republican nomination for President of the United States.
In 2006, Rick Santorum took to the floor of the Senate to argue for S.J. Res. 1, a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would expressly outlaw any definition of marriage other than heterosexual coupling. Then-Senator Santorum asked […]