Tag: social commentary

Second Class

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I’ve been trying to formulate an honest and measured opinion about the latest trend of unarmed black men being killed by the police. I’ve tried to distance myself and tried to put myself in the position of the police who…

The Incentive: Taxes

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Super fast gigabit Internet access: It is something all consumers want or it is something consumers really have little interest in. I’ve decided to start this piece here because as I write this both of those statements appear to be…

Congress: Representing the 30%

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Not too long ago I posted a piece on the problems with volunteerism. While I’m a fan of the work of many volunteer and charitable organizations I don’t see them as alternatives to mandatory institutions. One aspect of American society that…

Our Stupid Gun Debate

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In the wake of the latest mass shooting we will once again be forced into the lower bowels of our stupid gun debate. The sad thing is because of this debate we can’t begin fixing the problem. The reason why…

To My Conservative Friends…

It's not you it's the GOP

As the reality of the election sinks in across the country two things are happening, 1) Democrats are dancing in the end zone, and 2) Republicans are looking for excuses. Please note I did not say liberals and conservatives. It…