There was a bewildering amount of news out there for an extended Fourth of July weekend, what with the Republicans’ health care reform efforts stalling and all the “tweeting” about other things about by the president, but it was the story about the newly created voter fraud commission that caught our eye. 1,188 more words
Why do two states in America allow felons to vote while in prison? The two states are Maine and Vermont. According to a 2014 Washington Times online news article, felony disenfranchisement laws prohibit just over six million Americans from voting in general elections… 464 more words
Schadenfreude is not a healthy human emotion.
I want to be a grown up.
Yet I have to admit that I have taken some pleasure in watching Trump voters taking to the media to express their surprise that The Donald was not turning out to be the ray of sunshine they’d been expecting. 364 more words
“All men are created equal” was written by a man who owned people as property parallel to the norms and statutes of his country at that time. 511 more words