Monthly Archives: January 2014

Why Amy Chua’s New Book Isn’t Wrong

Why Amy Chua’s New Book Isn’t Wrong Critics are coming out of the woodworks against “Tiger Mom” Amy Chua’s new book, but their criticisms are misguided.  

Speaker of the House Puts Foot in Mouth Over Minimum Wage

Speaker of the House Puts Foot in Mouth Over Minimum Wage Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) says we shouldn’t raise the minimum wage because it will hurt minorities…as if minorities were automatically destined to be the ones in minimum wage jobs.  Major gaffe on the State of the Union day!

To Fix America’s Food Stamp Woes, Let’s Stop Subsidizing Corporations Whose Employees Need Food Stamps to Survive

To Fix America’s Food Stamp Woes, Let’s Stop Subsidizing Corporations Whose Employees Need Food Stamps to Survive Recently there has been an alarming increase in the number of working-age adults on food stamps.  Why are we subsidizing corporations who underpay their workers and perpetuate America’s cycle of reliance on food stamps?

Controversial Kansas Court Ruling Deems Men Second-Class Reproductive Citizens

Controversial Kansas Court Ruling Deems Men Second-Class Reproductive Citizens A judge in Kansas orders a man to pay child support for donating sperm…even though the lesbian donors released him from any legal or financial liability.

Why Nobody Wants to Run: Wendy Davis Scandal Reveals Dangers of Personal Narratives

Why Nobody Wants to Run: Wendy Davis Scandal Reveals Dangers of Personal Narratives Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has become trapped by scandal after critics claimed her personal tale of rags-to-riches was exaggerated.  Where do you cross the line between a personal narrative and a lie?

Smoking Gun 2.0: Why the West Should Intervene in Syria…For Real This Time

Smoking Gun 2.0: Why the West Should Intervene in Syria…For Real This Time With new evidence of Bashar Al-Assad’s organized mass murder, does the West have an obligation to intervene?

Debate Over Investigative Reporting Looms in the Wake of Trans Woman’s Suicide

Debate Over Investigative Reporting Looms in the Wake of Trans Woman’s Suicide Was investigative reporter wrong for revealing that suspected con artist was born a boy?