Donald Trump is NOT Destroying the GOP/Republican Party…

Because it already did that to itself in the immediate aftermath of Barack Obama becoming President of the United States. As a response to having a Black president the Tea Party emerged and subsequently, basically all Republicans became Tea Partiers, if not fully in name, in ideology. Remember these are the people who said PresidentContinue reading “Donald Trump is NOT Destroying the GOP/Republican Party…”

“Paying the Price”: The Must Read Book on the Many Taxing Costs of College

This evening I read and throughly enjoyed Sara Goldrick-Rab’s Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream (2016). Clear writing, scholarly activism and clear passion for simply doing the right thing regarding college costs, and an excellent balance of quantitative and qualitative data make this monograph a must read for college students andContinue reading ““Paying the Price”: The Must Read Book on the Many Taxing Costs of College”

Cloaked in Whiteness: Today’s reactions to Donald Trump show how sick the United States is.

People across the Internet are finally uniting in their opposition toward Donald Trump. People are finally saying he has crossed the fine. Republican politicians, including John McCain and Condoleezza Rice and Paul Ryan are finally voicing opposition.  The United States has a long History of being ultra concerned about the purity of White women. And about its beliefContinue reading “Cloaked in Whiteness: Today’s reactions to Donald Trump show how sick the United States is.”

The People Deemed Too Expensive To Live – the Crisis of Health Care in 2016

Sometimes the United States is a disgusting thing. As another enrollment season begins, yet again, more health insurance companies are deciding who has the right to live and who doesn’t. I am again one of the millions of people deemed too expensive to be worthy of life.  The United States is such a backward country withContinue reading “The People Deemed Too Expensive To Live – the Crisis of Health Care in 2016”

White People Upset That Democracy Continues in the Face of Hillary Win

WASHINGTON—Hours after news officially broke that Hillary Rodham Clinton won in the Electoral College and will become the 45th President of the United States, White people en masse took to the streets and to social media to express their disbelief. We spoke with Mark Adams who had trouble speaking he was so upset. He said, “DemocracyContinue reading “White People Upset That Democracy Continues in the Face of Hillary Win”

If the United States is a “Christian Nation”:

Misinformation abounds in public conversations and in historical memory. People give little regard to what, if any, greater truth or impact their beliefs and statements have. Hopes and fears true for one person are not necessarily true for others or are necessarily backed by evidence. This problem especially manifests itself in problematic, consequential ways when people describeContinue reading “If the United States is a “Christian Nation”:”