INTRODUCTION: I was trying to evade this topic due to the massive amount of attention it has garnered in the past week. However, unfortunately, the potential consequences for our country are too significant to ignore. Last week President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey. It was stated by our president that he did… Continue reading Political Opinions #20: Comey Terminated
INTRODUCTION: President Trump in an attempt to appease his evangelical voter base, last week signed the Religious Freedom Executive order. This executive order aims to relinquish some of the terms of the 1954 Johnson Amendment. Which was established by Lydon B. Johnson while he was in congress. The piece of legislation spearheaded by Johnson… Continue reading Political Opinions # 19: Repeal Of The Johnson
INTRODUCTION: On April 6, 2017, President Donald Trump for better or worse, ordered a tomahawk missle attack on the Al- Shayrat air base in Syria. The military action was precipitated by Syrian dictator Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians. The transgression transpired on April 4th and was in direct violation of the… Continue reading Political Opinions # 18: Syrian Strike
INTRODUCTION: Ever since the victory of Donald Trump in the Presidental election, his purported collusion with Russia has been a hot topic. However, i feel that such claims are very difficult to substantiate. All because Michael Flynn got his hand caught in the cookie jar does not necessarily make Trump and cabinet guilty. In… Continue reading Political Opinions#17: I am sick of hearing about Russia.
INTRODUCTION: Often when we contemplate investments and returns, it is in regards to personal savings and financial gain. However, what if this same logic of optimal gains was applied to philanthropy. Which may seem like an oblique revelation, however, was formulated in part by Will Macaskill. Macaskill heavily influenced by ,Peter Singer, applied the same… Continue reading Philosophical Rants# 3: Investing In Giving Back
Introduction: The ramifications of the opioid epidemic are jarringly evident at this point in time. The genesis of this malignancy can be traced back over 20 years ago, to the advent of the overprescribing of opioid painkillers. While brand name opioids such as Percocet and Vicodin have certainly contributed to this epidemic, the real accelerant… Continue reading Political Opinions #16: Inquiries Into the Opiod Epidemic
From NYT Ruth Brunn, 98, taking her medicinal marijuana with vitamin water at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale in New York City earlier this month. Yana Paskova for The New York TimesRuth Brunn finally said yes to marijuana. She is 98. She pops a green pill filled with cannabis oil into her mouth with a […]… Continue reading Reblog