There’s A Big Flaw In The ‘Arming Teachers’ Plan That No One Is Talking About

There’s A Big Flaw In The ‘Arming Teachers’ Plan That No One Is Talking About

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The idea of arming teachers opens up a great big can of worms that just doesn’t make sense based on what we know. Americans are told regularly by politicians that gun control is a “controversial” and “nuanced” concept with lots of moving parts. But is it, really? When […]

Newsflash: Trump’s State of the Union Address Sucked

Newsflash: Trump’s State of the Union Address Sucked

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Watching Donald Trump attempt to unify a polarized America evokes the image of a small child asking for an expensive toy. “Maybe,” dad responds, but the child isn’t stupid. He or she knows the probability of getting that toy is zero. Like the father in the anecdote, it’s […]

Why Does Trump Hate Obama So Much? A Short History

Why Does Trump Hate Obama So Much? A Short History

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Trump has been expressing his hatred for Obama for years now. It is not a recent problem.  One doesn’t build a presidential legacy overnight. When relations between one president and his successor are bad, it can badly hurt the hard-fought results of a former commander-in-chief. Case in point: […]

Why Don’t Republicans Care About Higher Education?

Why Don’t Republicans Care About Higher Education?

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Republican resentment of higher education is everywhere. It is in the voters, in the politicians and in the presidency. Higher education is in strange form these days. Research has shown, again and again, that college degrees have a high return on investment — this, in part, explains the […]

Trump Announces Opioid Crisis Is a National Emergency, Proceeds to Do Nothing About It

Trump Announces Opioid Crisis Is a National Emergency, Proceeds to Do Nothing About It

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit When you’re Donald Trump, you’ve got bigger things to worry about than national emergencies. At least, it certainly seems that way. In October, the commander-in-chief addressed the nation on the topic of America’s opioid epidemic. It was a statement a long time coming, with the death toll from […]

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