23 “Obama’s Katrinas” & Counting, Each One As Politically Pathetic As The Last

6,900,000,000,000 gallons of rain in one week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. And as always, it quickly becomes political. Republicans have already started up the “Obama’s Katrina” political blame machine, saying Obama failed in somehow in this natural disaster. He hasn’t showed his face in Baton Rouge, he’s still vacationing in Martha’s Vineyard, and so on. […]

The Narrative Fallacy: Story Time for Adults

The news is a business, just like the USPS Uber, Walmart, and Starbucks. Everyone’s got to make a profit off of what they sell. And the news sells…news; specifically headlines, facts, and answers. And to sell their product, they can’t just straight up give it to you. No, they’ve got to wrap it up in […]

America’s Misplaced Faith in Political Leaders

I’ve voiced my concerns with the hero-worship of Ronald Reagan in the Republican Party in the past. CPAC 2016 was oversaturated with Ronald Reagan panels, focus, and mentions. Where’s the next Ronald Reagan, they pondered. Who will save us, they asked. But just as Ronald Reagan was idolized for what he did, Donald Trump is […]

Getting Information Overload With The News

Over the past few years, I’ve come to despise the news. Consequentially cutting ties with most news outlets. I don’t read the news anymore. I don’t follow it. Whenever I hear about the news, it’s from word of mouth, or I hear it on twitter. If I think it warrants further investigation, I’ll research it. […]

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