Veterans Day

Veterans Day used to be Armistice Day, celebrating the end of World War I. It wouldn’t become a national holiday until 1938. Veterans Day in its current incarnation is meant primarily to celebrate living former service members. Memorial Day emphasizes the fallen, and Armed Forces Day emphasizes those currently serving. Veterans Day is also a … More Veterans Day

Slavery and Compromise

Like climate change, the root causes of the civil war the subject of vigorous debate in the US. Also like climate change, there is truly no room for debate on the issue. The fact of human impact on climate change is well researched and well documented, and arguments against the science are disingenuous. Similarly, the … More Slavery and Compromise

Immigration Programs Pose No Significant Threat

In any context, correct identification of the root issue is critical to development of meaningful courses of action. Calls for doing away with immigration programs on the basis of a handful – or just one – person committing a terrorist act are ill-founded. Terrorist acts aren’t driven by means of entry. In order to determine … More Immigration Programs Pose No Significant Threat