A random thought came across my mind today as I re-watched footage of the violence that occurred in Berkeley just the other day. In the footage, I saw hordes of young college aged students, all which donned black attire and borderline riot gear and were actively committing violence and causing chaos in their city. These … Continue reading Are Superhero Films Responsible For the Violent Left?
In big news, a federal judge dismissed Sarah Palin’s lawsuit against the failing New York Times, claiming that the false allegations made towards her were part and parcel of a free press where anything is allowed to be printed. While this isn’t surprising, I feel that this is almost the final nail in the rotting … Continue reading Freedom of the Press is Being Abused to Spread Lies
Most universities have either already begun, or are about to begin their fall semester this week, and that means that waves of young students are starting or returning to classes. Something that I’ve always found harmful in our modern culture is how acceptable it is to treat your time in university as a time to … Continue reading Why it’s Important to Stay Healthy During College
If you’ve been following the news, you’ve surely heard of the devastating hurricane that rampaged it’s way through Texas these past few days, causing mass amounts of flooding and destruction, seemingly out of nowhere. Since I live in Texas, I felt some of the effects of the insane storm, including crazy floods, winds, and never … Continue reading Taking Time to Reflect on Hurricane Harvey
If you weren’t watching the Game of Thrones season finale on HBO tonight, then the odds are you caught at least some glimpse of MTV’s Video Music Awards, or the VMA’s. Continuing the yearly tradition, the VMA’s were once again a trainwreck of cringey moments as manufactured “pop” icons stopped doing drugs and abusing their … Continue reading Why the VMA’s Are Propaganda and Not Entertainment
In an almost refreshing take, the top trending topic on social media today isn’t about politics or catastrophic weather, but rather the boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. It makes sense why it’s so popular, the fight has been hyped heavily for the past months and the two fighters are both renowned loud … Continue reading Racial Politics Are Ruining Sports
After alluding to doing so at his Arizona rally a few days ago, President Trump followed through with his promise and pardoned former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Sheriff Arpaio was a controversial figure during Obama’s administration, allowing/urging law enforcement to use harsh tactics to catch illegal immigrants in the state. During his rally, Trump referenced … Continue reading Why It’s Important That Trump Pardoned Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio
In a really interesting turn of events, Steven Littlefield, a descendant of Major George Littlefield (a prominent figure in southern history), is suing Greg Fenves, the president of the University of Texas at Austin for removing four statues from the campus. Steven’s case is that the statues removed, as well as a portion of land … Continue reading UT Austin Sued by Confederate Descendant For Removing Statues
As I sit at a terminal in Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, I have a lot of time to reflect on the state of airport security in 2017. Everywhere around me are people of different nationalities, all of whom speak a wide array of languages, whether it's English, Spanish, French, Russian, Arabic and more. Although we … Continue reading Is the TSA a Necessary Evil?
Today I wanted to try out a new sort of blog, one where I respond to a comment left by a reader who disagrees with an opinion I have laid out on a blog. The catalyst for this decision was after I spent a solid 15 minutes writing out a reply to a valid question … Continue reading Response to a Reader: Why is the Affordable Care Act Considered a Failure?