The hero-ification of Christopher Columbus is a national embarrassment.

Remembering our history in a glorified, self-fulfilling white European context does a disservice to all of us…especially our children. It is also insulting to every non-white European descendant.

For Thanksgiving we eat turkey and tell our children about Pilgrims and Indians sharing Continue reading

9 Unintended Consequences of Well-Intended Laws

Welcome to America! …The Land of Unintended Consequences. We have the greatest of intentions with an alarming degree of shortsightedness.

Below are 9 ugly examples of unintended consequences. Unintended consequences are outcomes that are not the ones intended by these well-meaning actions. Leave your party affiliation at the door.

1)    We create a minimum wage to help the working poor.
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All I am saying is give Freedom a chance

Why do we hold freedom of speech to be so sacrosanct, but freedom of action to be limited to the moral majority?

By now everyone has seen that Arizona is considering legislation that would allow business owners to deny service to gay customers so long as they are acting solely on their religious beliefs. I support the bill; however, in my opinion the bill is too limited in scope. Continue reading