I questioned why I keep saying, “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.” Why pledge allegiance to something that isn’t true?
United States of America
There was a time when Americans, Democrat, Republican, or otherwise, were, more than anything else, just proud to be an American. It didn’t matter who the president was, or what political party he belonged to.
For 37 years more souls saw death by bullet than by war — and since, we’ve had Orlando, Las Vegas, Parkland and Jacksonville, besides daily murders.
How are British citizens reacting to Trump?
We’re all in this together, and we cannot rely solely on reason.
Embed from Getty Images — Humanists, as noted by the American Humanist Association (AHA), believe in the principle of “Good without God” (AHA, 2012). In this, we can derive the philosophy of secularism, as in secular humanism, which strives for a secular government with the separation of church and state. The United States has violated…
Regina Baeza Martinez, 16 years old and originally from Mexico, writes of the heartbreak of leaving home and what it means to “taste like the kind of sacrifice he does not want to understand.”
Thus far in 2017, no political proceeding has debunked the myth of the American black monolith like the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions.
How are you spending your Independence Day?
Gun violence is a human rights issue, a legal issue, a health issue, a taxation issue, and, above all, a conscience issue.
It’s time to put aside our differences and work together to get things done.
Boys will be boys, unless their black, then they’re adults.
Retired social worker tracks down the fate of child laborers photographed by Lewis Hine at the turn of the century.
Freedom is–has to be–more than just a word or slogan. And it’s not what people say it is.
President Obama gave a great speech on Tuesday, Slade Sohmer writes, so let’s just leave it at that.
President Obama needs to step up and tell America what our real problems are.