Tag: Politics

Employment may not be a solution to the homeless crisis in America

The New York Times writer, Matthew Desmond, writes a social commentary on the nature of the homeless crisis in American Society today. His focus is on the nature of how American's perceive employment as a solution toward decreasing homelessness. An excerpt follows from his article. To read the full commentary: Americans Want to Believe Jobs ...

Why American Politics and True Democracy is More Important Than You Think

Our nation is in a political conflict. If you are not paying attention to the various news, and social, media outlets, it's time to become aware. Will Durant, in his book Caesar and Christ, summarizes the causation of Romes decline and fall: "A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself ...

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What inspires you?

If you are interested in helping with the type of content this website provides, and you are an active Twitter User, then place your vote: What types of articles are you more interested in reading, commenting on, and sharing when it comes to web content? #POLL — Timothy Berman (@SeattleGhost) January 11, 2018  

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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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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 ...

Christianity and the presenting problem of poverty in America today

So, what is the presenting problem in America today when it comes to the question of who is poor? It is my opinion that based on the review of the literature collected, that the answer are those who are lacking the ability to obtain the "necessities" of life in present post-modern American society: Namely, adequate, affordable housing, stable and gainful employment, appropriate and affordable health care and insurance, and the ability to save for retirement. 

On the Proper Role of Government and the Modern American Crisis

Today, American politics appear to be more on the opportunist to provoke popularity over value and principle. We have forfeited true freedom and liberty for ever increasing propaganda of popular agendas. More and more opportunists become elected into local, county, state, and even national positions to serve "special interest" groups of individuals. True principles and values of proper governance appears to have been abandoned.

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