A great many people today respond to critique or even disagreement by "branding" the other person. They are a "bigot," a "racist," a "denier," an "Islamophobe," an "anti-Semite," a "red" or a "blue," a "neocon" or a "radical." Not everyone
I understand diverse political opinion and even polarization. (I don't like it, but I understand it.) But I'm having a real problem with contempt. A great many people indicate sympathy (or even a frustration in being unable to be of more
This is a consulting observation, not a partisan political comment: It seems to me that in the time remaining, the Democrats are far better served putting all energy, money, and repute into winning the 2020 election instead of trying to
The students of Brown University are petitioning the administration to disinvest funds in any company dealing with Israel on the premise that the Palestinian people are oppressed by Israel. This, in a university named after the family of its original
There are quite a few pursuits that people engage in which really lend and add nothing to society in terms of value. One is multi-level marketing (Ponzi schemes), for example. Another is the phony demands to renew trademarks which do
Whether city, state, or federal, and whether Democrat or Republican, I think it's pretty funny when someone blames the current administration for some problem that also existed under prior administrations of the other party! Talk about selective prosecution!
After all the evidence and all the scientific research, anyone with children who refuses to vaccinate them—and thereby endanger hundreds of other people as well as their own kids—ought to be arrested for child abuse.