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
In a little bit more than a day from now, Scotland will vote about whether to become a country independent from the United Kingdom. I have no earthly clue why this matters. I am an American completely unschooled in the injustices between the British nations.
Conservative religious radio show host Michael L. Brown imagines a battle between two sides and declares his allegiance: Brown asserts that a person must choose between obedience to a real or imagined authority and conformity to the ways of the majority. But are those really