The Constitution is not perfect. This, particularly with respect to gun control and the role of the federal government in emergency response, is damaging our country and threatening our citizens. It's time for a rational, passionless update that would enable our country to be more successful in the new century.
We honor and love our Olympians. It's a true celebration of life and civilization. Before, all Olympians represented a country. Current world events have dictated that it is now necessary to recognize Olympians that do not have a country, and this year's Olympics have taken an honorable first step.
Criminal charges have been filed against six more public safety officials in Michigan in connection with the poisoning of Flint water. Meanwhile, the victims languish awaiting solutions, while political issues prevent an effective level of funding from being approved.
If you send a female child off to college, there is a 17 percent chance she will be sexually assaulted. That, for now, is an unavoidable statistic.
The Union of Concerned Scientists gives an ethical and moral voice to facts that cannot speak effectively for themselves. So if we're interested in how our society and civilization turns out, they provide a valuable resource. Let's listen.
The deep divisions in our country are leading us to consider 'us vs. them' to be the only options. But that's not how our country was designed, and anyone that tells you that it is--is being deeply unpatriotic. Shut them down.