College campuses unlikely battleground for free speech

Over the last few days, my social media feed has been filled with two different events from two different parts of the country that are both raising similar concerns about free speech on college campuses. The two events have occurred at Yale University and the University of Missouri and have boiled over into the national spotlight.

Fair Sentencing Act not all that fair

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 In August 2010, President Obama signed the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010. While its name is misleading, it does help begin to reduce the disparities created out of the “War on Drugs.” The law was set to reduce the sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine cases created by the Anti-Drug […]

Westboro Baptist Christians are America’s best Christians

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 “If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; blood shall be upon them.” This is the common passage thrown about by some within the Christian community to justify their stance against homosexuality […]

LED vs. LCD—What to buy?

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 Choosing the TV that is right for you is hard. Staring blankly at a wall of TV acronyms as your corneas burn while you strain to see the minutest of differences between picture qualities to ensure you get the best of the best is exhausting. However, there is more to picking […]

Militarization of police costly in time, money and lives

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 There is an epidemic spreading across America today. It has lead to senseless killings and fear mongering in ways that would keep George Orwell up at night cowering beneath his bed sheets. There is a proliferation of military-grade weaponry and tactics seeping throughout state and local police forces and SWAT teams […]