Archive for category: Politics

US Strategy in Syria is Untenable

US Strategy in Syria is Untenable

Fighting the Islamic State in Syria is one matter. It is another matter entirely to fund the Syrian opposition.

A Prussian Approach to the Russian-European Conflict

A Prussian Approach to the Russian-European Conflict

The bald men in Brussels and Moscow are welcome to fight over their proverbial comb, as they are apt to do. I ask that for once they leave us out of it.

No Deportation Without Immigration Reform

No Deportation Without Immigration Reform

I’ll always be an advocate of legal immigration, but in the midst of our country’s current immigration crisis, the legal channels we have in place simply aren’t going to cut it.

The Media’s Representation of Israel Leaves Much To Be Desired

The Media’s Representation of Israel Leaves Much To Be Desired

There is no problem with taking a stance on an issue. But there is a problem when it’s based on lies and omissions.

Scotland Should Become Independent

Scotland Should Become Independent

Independence means that decisions formerly made at Westminster will be in Scotland’s hands.

Why Not Michael Brown?

Why Not Michael Brown?

Does our system simply not work, or does it work exactly the way it was intended to?

Point: The Answer in Iraq Is Not Military Action

Point: The Answer in Iraq Is Not Military Action

The end goal is to stop all wars – not create more of them. The only way to do that is to take all military action off the table.

Counterpoint: Kurdistan Has a Future, Not a United Iraq

Counterpoint: Kurdistan Has a Future, Not a United Iraq

There is one faction in Iraq that ought to be worthy of our support, the Kurdistan Regional Government.

Gun Control Efforts Are Futile and Misguided

Gun Control Efforts Are Futile and Misguided

A handgun ban is unthinkable in the United States, but gun control advocates would do well to understand that restricting legal access to firearms does not address the causes of violence—it merely changes their methodology.

We Must Implement New Housing and Programs For The Homeless

We Must Implement New Housing and Programs For The Homeless

There are not enough shelters and public housing facilities to accommodate the rising number of homeless people and families.