Today’s society harps a lot on intolerance. Whether it be because of your gender, sexuality or race society seems to think that a lot of people are victims of the cruel grip of intolerance. What I have noticed however is that the more the media talks about intolerance the less the populace of this great nation remembers the true meaning of the word “intolerance”. I would like to take this opportunity to take Americans back to school and remind them of the rather important meaning of this oh-so controversial word. (more…)
I just saw something that really got on my nerves. There are new Obama commercials slandering Romney that show how stupid they really are. They make a reference to how much Romney paid in taxes. It states that he made 20 million dollars this year, but only paid 14% in taxes. So, the question is what do Romney’s records really state?
The first article in the Bill of Rights (which is the first ten amendments to the Constution) states the following:
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”
Let’s break it down to it’s main points, shall we? (more…)
I know that everyone has heard about how much the budget has changed and how much the federal deficit is. Various websites and organizations have offered up pretty bar charts stating how much more one President has spent over another. Some of them say one thing, some of them say another. Well, in a search for truth I went looking for the actual numbers. The White House’s website has published the budget numbers from 1789–2017 in nice pretty tables for the public to view, but what does it mean exactly? I’ll explain it all if you’d care to read on. (more…)
You hear all the time about whether or not something is politically correct, but many people really don’t understand the definition of politically correct. The text book definition you will find at the bottom of this page, however, I’d like to also lay it out plainly to help others understand. (more…)