Why Trump’s Transgender Ban is Wrong

President Donald Trump in a surprise series of tweets announced that he was banning transgender Americans from serving in the United States military, saying that “…the United States Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.” This decision comes on the sixty-ninth anniversary of President Harry … Continue reading Why Trump’s Transgender Ban is Wrong

Reflections on the 4th of July

Today the United States of America is celebrating its two hundred and forty-first birthday, something which among the nearly two hundred nations in existence today is a milestone. While people celebrate through fireworks, barbecues, family meals, and parties, I think that it is necessary to reflect on our nation’s history. Our Declaration of Independence was … Continue reading Reflections on the 4th of July

The Danger of the Commission on Election Integrity (And the Bravery of State Governments)

This news story went largely unnoticed over the last few days, and while the issue of Donald Trump’s attacks on MSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are important in measuring the character and maturity (or lack thereof) of our President, it is at last starting to see the light of day. Just a few … Continue reading The Danger of the Commission on Election Integrity (And the Bravery of State Governments)