Politics

 

 

The Politics of History

Republicans Used to be Liberal, Democrats Conservative

Why Liberals and Conservatives Think Differently, From Someone Who’s Been Both

Which Broadened Freedom For the Oppressed? Liberalism or Conservatism?

 

Common Issues

Even Oil Companies Know Global Warming is Man-Made

The Last Article on Guns You Will Ever Need to Read

When the U.S. Banned Machine Guns, It Worked

The Last Article on Abortion You Will Ever Need to Read

The Last Article on the Minimum Wage You Will Ever Need to Read

The Science of Homosexuality

You Can Be Fired For Being Gay in 28 States

It’s That Time of the Myth

Amnesty Solves Conservative Criticisms of Illegal Immigration

Free Market Healthcare is Immoral

Reconsidering Safe Spaces

The Electoral College: How Racist White Slave-owners Made Your Vote Worthless

Ending the Electoral College Won’t Lead to City Rule or Dictatorship

On Homeschooling

Giant Corporations Are Not Paying Taxes

On Iran

 

On Poverty

Just How Bad is American Poverty?

Beyond Bootstraps: Why Poverty is So Hard to Escape

Why 56% of Americans Have Under $1,000 in Savings

U.S., Canadian City Governments Ending Homelessness by Offering Jobs

By Conservatives’ Logic, Nearly All Americans (Including Them) Are Lazy

My Time With Special Needs Children

 

Recent Events

Why the Women Marched

Trump Did So Well Because Many Conservatives Are Just Like Him

You’re Not a Bigot, You Just Didn’t Care Enough About Those Trump Attacked

The Absurd Sanders-Trump Comparison

Against Trump

On Democracy and Trump’s Nomination

Trump’s Rhetoric is Nothing New

Palin’s Strained Relationship With Reality

Do Republicans Respect Police Opinion?

GOP Favors Government Surveillance Over Firearm Background Checks

Liberals, Conservatives Agree on Watchlist Danger

“Politicizing” the Orlando Shooting is a Matter of Life and Death

McCain Blames Obama For Orlando Shooting

When Fox News Anchors Broke Rank

The History Bernie Made

Two Paths Forward For Sanders

Why Iowa Should Vote Sanders

Will Bernie Sanders Skydive into His Rally?

Tow Truck Driver: God Said Not to Help Disabled Woman Due to Bernie Sticker

Despite Clinton Lead, Polls Still Show Sanders Would Do Best Against Trump

Famous and Feeling the Bern

Sawant Urges Sanders to Form New Party

Bernie Sanders Can Still Win

Clinton and Sanders Battle For the Black Vote

The Youth, the Latino, and the Independent

Sanders Asks Youth to ‘Prove Them Wrong’

Bernie Rising

Mike Rowe Attacks Sanders

Why Iowa?

At the Toss of a Coin

Jumping the Nomination Gun

The Corruption of the DNC

On Clinton

Human Rights Campaign Endorses Clinton, Internet Explodes

On Superdelegates

Maine Democrats to Vote on Eliminating Superdelegates

GOP Attacks Clinton Over Benghazi, But Where Was it After 9/11?

Ben Carson Does Not Do Unto Others

Jill Stein Facing Vandalism Charges After North Dakota Protest

Stein Invites Sanders to Join Green Party Ticket

Johnson Close to Joining Clinton, Trump in Debates

The Three Parties Closest to Breaking the Two-Party System

As an Apology to Barack Obama, Elect a Socialist, a Muslim, then a Foreigner

Obama Urged to Investigate Arizona Vote

The Priests and the Children

Don’t Imprison Teachers For Mentioning Sex

Paul Ryan’s Water

The Poisoning of Flint

The Detroit Water Crisis

Which Religion is the Primary Victim of ISIS Genocide?

Like Jewish Refugees of Old, Syrian Refugees Pose Little Threat

On Taxpayer-funded Christian Colleges’ Anti-Gay Policies

What Isn’t the Matter with Kansas?

Man Who Shot Reagan to Be Freed After 35 Years

Man Who Bombed Birmingham Church, Killing Four Black Girls, Up For Parole

Neil deGrasse Tyson Responds to “Rationalia” Critics

For the “Medicaid 23”

North Korea’s 28 Websites

Getting to Know China

The Androids Are Here

Assad and U.S.-Backed Forces Starving Towns in Syria

Kentucky Judge Refuses to Marry Atheists

Protesters Shut Down Highway in Minneapolis

Prisoners Break Out of Cell to Help Dying Guard

Who Does Clickbait Best? The Answer May Shock You

Scotland, Northern Ireland May Leave U.K. After Brexit

Half a Million Imprisoned for Drugs

Officer Charged in Freddie Gray’s Death Found Not Guilty on All Charges

Burt Kwouk, Cato in the “Pink Panther” Films, Dies

Preschool-Level Book on Evolution Expected to Help Millions of Adults

10,000 Protest at McDonald’s Headquarters in Chicago

GOP Congressmen Ditch Meeting When Politician Reads Bible

Alabama Teacher Gives Math Test Full of Hoes, Drugs, and Murder

Largest Secular Gathering in American History

Petition to Oust Judge in Stanford Rape Case Sees 500 Signatures a Minute

Shooting Spree in Israel Kills Three

Witches Put Hex on Brock Turner

Judge Persky Pulled from Next Sexual Assault Case

Atheists Dub Ken Ham’s Ark Attraction “Genocide and Incest Park”

“Racist McShootface” Ruining George Zimmerman’s Gun Auction

Texas GOP Decides on Independence Vote

Almost Every Detroit Public School Shut Down as Teachers Protest

Missouri State Sued for Dismissing Counseling Student Who Vowed Not to Counsel Gay Couples

Sweden Investigating Possible ISIS Terror Plot

Obama Sending More Troops to Iraq and Syria

GOP Bill Would Cut Minimum Wage to $4.25 for Many in Puerto Rico

Doctor-Assisted Suicide Nears Approval in Canada

Tennessee Poised to Make the Bible its Official State Book

Rob Ford, Controversial Toronto Mayor, Dead at 46

Alabama Bill Seeks Castration for Male and Female Sex Offenders

Jeffrey Lord Defends Belief the KKK is a “Leftist” Group With “Progressive Agenda”

Supreme Court to Rule on Obama’s Immigration Order

Snowden

 

Kansas City

We Can End Homelessness in Kansas City Forever

I Was Arrested For Civil Disobedience in Kansas City. Here’s What Happened.

Kansas City Teens to Speak at Democratic Convention

Atheists Sue Kansas City Over Payment to Baptists

Drug Use in Kansas City

Food Stamp Use in Kansas City

Stand Up KC Takes Over Missouri Capitol

Stand Up KC Marches Against Sexual Harassment

Norovirus Hits Kansas City

For the Glory of the City

 

Conspiracy Theories

On the JFK Assassination Conspiracy Theory

On the Roswell-Alien Conspiracy Theory

On the 9/11 Conspiracy Theory

On the Flat Earth Conspiracy Theory

On the Moon Landing Conspiracy Theory

 

Satire/Humor

Abigail Adams Returns From Grave to Destroy Bill O’Reilly

Colonial Courting Rituals Would Be Creepy As Sin Today

What State is Kansas City in? Evil Asshole Paul Rudd Explains

The Devil or the Donald?

First Draft of Trump’s Inauguration Speech Leaked

Baby vs. Baby

Examining the 2016 GOP Platform

Talking to Dead People (and Other Candidate Oddities)

GOP Candidates Get Sexual

Clinton Gets Shredded

The Jesse Williams Speech

The Tomi Lahren Rant

It’s a Trap! Neither Star Wars Nor Anything Else Hollywood is Coming to Your City

Alligator Policy

 

Academic Papers

Raytown and Visitation (2013)

Foundations of Faith: A Comparative Analysis of Kohlberg, Erikson, and Fowler (2012)

One and the Same: A Cultural Comparative Analysis of the Societal Pressures and their Effects upon the Emotional, Social, Behavioral, and Sexual Development of Adolescent Girls in Taiwan, China, and the United States (2012)

Jane Anyon and Social Class (2012)

At Silver City (2012)

Addressing Sexuality (2012)

The Imperium (2012)

The Division of the Ottoman Empire (2011)

Soulstealers (2011)

The Self-Strengthening Movement (2011)

The 1911 Revolution (2011)

China’s Communist Movement (2011)

Chen Village (2011)

Qing Dynasty and Language (2011)

The Taiping Rebellion (2011)

The Little Rock Nine (2011)

Jonathan Kozol’s Journey (2011)

Fictional Rosa Parks Speech (2011)

Fictional New Deal Editorial (2011)

George Sakoulas (2005)

 

 

Advertisements