Indiana Protects Religious Freedom

Recently, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed a controversial religious freedom bill into law that has resulted in heavy outcry from the left claiming that it legalizes discrimination against various groups.  All that this law does is allow private businesses to practice their religion without interference from the federal, state, or local government.  Which is a [...]

Democrats and Donkey Votes

In the immediate aftermath of the 2014 midterm elections, President Obama controversially commented that his party’s overwhelming loss was due to “two thirds” of voters not turning out at the polls. National turnout, at 37% eligible voter participation, was the lowest it had been in any federal general election since 1942. The United States routinely [...]

Back to Base-ics: Looking Forward By Looking Back

Barack is back. The president turned the clock back to 2008 during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, returning to an era of hope, change, sizzling delivery, and above all, progressive ideology. While he didn’t ignore current issues – directly addressing ISIL, cybersecurity, free trade, Russian aggression, and infrastructure and alluding to the [...]

The Harm Done By Participation Trophies

In recent weeks, two occasions of sports teams “running up the score” have brought the debate around sportsmanship into national sports headlines.  The first occurred in the National Championship Game of the first College Football Playoff. Ohio State, already leading Oregon 35-20, scored a touchdown with 28 seconds left in the game, to give the [...]

Don’t Let Political Correctness Ruin Your Merry Christmas

Don’t Let Political Correctness Ruin Your Merry Christmas

Political correctness continues to infringe on many time-honored traditions.  From many areas of the Vanderbilt administration trying to call freshmen “first-year students” to the controversy surrounding the name of the Washington Redskins, all of it is pretty ridiculous, as they are just words.  One area in which political correctness really is going too far is [...]

The Shot Heard Round The World

Officer Darren Wilson fired the shot heard around the world in Ferguson, Missouri this August.  Well, actually it was more than six shots, according to most sources.  And they all ended up in the body of Michael Brown, Jr.  Following one hundred days of madness, a grand jury in Ferguson chose not to indict Officer [...]