Illustrating The Racial Breakdown of Crime Stats Is Irrelevant

There’s nothing better (for me, personally) than having my assumptions challenged, and running into new ways of thinking about the issues. This is one of those times. This time, I had the privilege of coming across T. Greg Doucette’s twitterstorm on the irrelevance of demographic breakdown of crime stats. More specifically, how wrong the assumptions pulled […]

Capital Punishment Does Not Align With Our Values

Mainland China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and North Korea would likely register among most Americans’ lists as rogue regimes whose values fundamentally differ from ours. These are nations that have few qualms torturing their citizens. Our alliance with Saudi Arabia is one of necessity, but Americans, rightly, continue to hold deep suspicions regarding the regime. Iran […]

The Burkini: Please Remember This Is A Different Culture

France’s highest administrative court struck a blow against controversial ‘burkini bans’ Friday, overturning one town’s decision to prohibit the full-body swimsuit on its beaches. (NPR) Apparently, a collection of 30 municipalities have banned the Muslim swimwear from their beaches. The reasoning behind the “burkini” ban is one of secularism and preventing Islamic extremism. One mayor […]

Hillary’s Health Isn’t An Issue, It’s A Political Gossip Game

Doctor and journalist, Celine Gounder recently wrote in The Guardian, on the issue of Clinton’s health… Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton’s health has been under scrutiny in recent weeks, not by medical professionals but by politicians and supposed pundits playing doctor on TV. Clinton’s personal physician, Dr Lisa Bardack, has repeatedly said: “Secretary Clinton […]

#WhiteLivesMatter Activists Make Case For #BlackLivesMatter Racism With Guns & Confederate Flags

On Sunday, WhiteLivesMatter activists gathered in front of the NAACP Houston Office to protest the organization’s failure to address BlackLivesMatter “atrocities.” Want to guess how they protested the NAACP? With guns and confederate flags. Yes, white people have done it again. They’ve bombed whatever chance they had at being heard. One of the WhiteLivesMatter members […]

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