Tag: education

Why do the welfare states vote red?

Why do the welfare states vote red?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau the state with the lowest median income, and the highest percentage of people living below the poverty line, is Mississippi. Of the top 20 poorest states in the country, 19 voted to elect Donald Trump, 18 are represented by at least one republican in the senate, and 17 have … Continue reading Why do the welfare states vote red?

Political conversations are important. Deal with it.

Political conversations are important. Deal with it.

Please don't ask me to hold my tongue. In the last 2 days I have seen so many people in so many forums making statements that basically amount to "Trump won, politics is hard, the things they are talking about are boring, I'm just going to pray and hope God handles it, and who really … Continue reading Political conversations are important. Deal with it.

Straight, White, and Male: The White Privilege Analogy

Straight, White, and Male: The White Privilege Analogy

Recently, I had a conversation with a friend of mine - for the purposes of this article, let's call him Ken. Ken mentioned to me that, while he sympathizes with those scared minorities and angry liberals who point their fingers hoping to find someone to blame for the current state of our national discourse, he … Continue reading Straight, White, and Male: The White Privilege Analogy