Category: Politics

Second Amendment, Gun Violence, and Gun Control Regulations

The fatal shooting in Parkland, Florida on Valentines day has left us with another critical issue of American society, politics, violence, and gun control legislation. Political anger has fingers pointing to who is at fault. American citizens are bantering vehemently for better gun legislation and gun control. Even the federal and local law enforcement are ...

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Why Trump Can’t Understand Immigration From ‘Shithole Countries’ – The Atlantic

“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said, according to The Washington Post. NBC News confirmed the account. CNN reported that Trump said, “Why do we need more Haitians? Take them out.” NBC added that someone in the room replied, “Because if you do, it will be obvious why.” ...

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Shelters Reach Capacity In Cold Weather As Homeless Population Rises : NPR

Homeless shelters across the country are being strained by frigid weather and a population of people who are homeless that is up for the first time since 2010, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Despite "code blue" policies that are designed to bring more homeless people inside during freezing temperatures, shelters ...

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A major policy shift may affect Medicare and Medicaid recipients

The Trump Administration appears to focus on implementing policy where states may now require recipients of Medicaid and Medicare to seek some form of employment. The following is an excerpt from NBC News.  Medicaid is a federal-state collaboration covering more than 70 million people, or about 1 in 5 Americans, and that makes it the ...

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Religious Liberty Is Eroding in Canada. Here’s What Americans Should Learn.

If America and Canada surrender their leadership roles on religious liberty, religious minorities around the world will pay the price. In both the United States and Canada, the ability to work in government and pursue your dreams is becoming increasingly dependent on one’s beliefs about sexuality, biology, and the beginning of human life. These developments should concern ...

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Seattle’s Homelessness and poverty is part of a National Trend and Tragedy

People want to blame President Trump and his new tax plan. The reality is that while America is the most wealthiest nation, Congress (both Democrats and Republicans) have failed the American people. What follows is an excerpt from Kiro News.  American poverty Alston does not place American poverty on the current president. Rather, he points ...

How Charles Mudede rants about Trump and Classic Christmas Movies

Charles Mudede published an article at the Stranger on December 7, 2017 entitled: How Trump Turned Christmas Films into Horror Films. His premise appears to be summarized with this statement: Donald Trump has made Christmas movies into horror movies for anyone not born into the comforting illusions of white, small-town America. His main conclusion: But ...

How ‘Moral Agency’ is part of the vast right wing conspiracy

This is so true, that of the proprietors of slaves a very small proportion indeed are ever seen to labour. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the gift of God? ...

If You’ve Never Lived In Poverty, Stop Telling Poor People What To Do

This article was published by Hanna Brooks Olsen. It is important to understand that those who have not experienced poverty, ought to consider the feedback and advice they are about to give. She articulates her insights with her own personal experience and journey. Well-meaning people who have never been poor are convinced that they know ...

Op-Ed | 9th Circuit Appeals Court denies reinstatement of praying coach

Seattle Times reporter, Mike Carter, published an article regarding the decision by the 9th Circuit Appeals court. According to the article, the decision to reinstate Bremerton assistant football court Joseph Kennedy was denied. The decision was published in a 62-page opinion on the court case. Carter's article appears to provide a brief summary on the ...

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