INTRODUCTION: When faced with a scenario that has the potential to yield a morally significant outcome, few of us would know precisely how we react under such circumstances. Yet, we are often very quick to pass judgment on others faced with a similar situation who fail to match our norms for the societally defined moral… Continue reading PHILOSOPHICAL RANTS #5: MORAL RESPONSIBILITY
INTRODUCTION: Through out my blog posts on politics there may be several conspicuous philosophical themes that would be evident to any avid reader of my blog. The first would be how options are a significant byproduct of freedom. The second and more pertinent to this specific blog entry would be the balance between freedom and… Continue reading POLITICAL OPINIONS#40: AIRPORT SECURITY
INTRODUCTION: Often, I can understand someone’s intent for a specific action, however, then contemplate if it will have any genuine impact on a specific situation. It has been increasingly evident that the divide between the political Right and left has been deepening in the United States. To the extent where that delineation is starting… Continue reading POLITICAL OPINIONS#39: CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM OPENING CEREMONY BOYCOTT
INTRODUCTION: As it may be blatantly obvious to many observers of politics in the Middle East is that we must be very tactful in how we approach foreign policy in this region. The political climate has been a contentious powder keg that could be ignited by the smallest spark for decades. It wouldn’t be… Continue reading POLITICAL OPINIONS#38: JERUSALEM IS NOW THE CAPITAL OF ISRAEL?
INTRODUCTION: So far the Trump administration has been a bunch of vociferous empty promises. The majority of his proposed policies never got much further than the cutting room floor. Now I understand that there are checks and balances that keep Trump from going hog wild with implementing any policy he pleases. Such checks and… Continue reading POLITICAL OPINIONS#37: NATIONWIDE CARRY BILL
DISCUSSION: Tax reform has been a real hot topic in American politics at the current moment with sufficient amount of division on both sides of the topic. Naturally that division is nearly delineated clearly on partisan lines. As we near to the senate vote today, on December 1, 2017, whether or not the Trump… Continue reading POLITICAL OPINIONS # 36: TAX REFORM
DISCLAIMER: THIS BLOG ENTRY DOES NOT CONDONE DRUG USE NOR PROMOTES INDIVIDUALS TO ENGAGE IN ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES. THIS POST IS MERELY A REFLECTION OF THE ABJECT FAILURE OF CONTEMPORARY DRUG POLICY. IF YOU CHOSE TO USE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES THAT IS YOUR PERSONAL CHOICE AS AN ADULT AND IT SHOULD BE YOUR CHOICE. HOWEVER, I WOULD… Continue reading POLITICAL OPINIONS#35: THE FAILURE OF THE WAR ON DRUGS