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How I Became a Liberal, prt. 3

View part one of this series View part two of this series I returned home from that trip completely discombobulated. For many years after that I continued to identify politically as a conservative, but I stopped listening to Rush and

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How I Became a Liberal, prt. 2

View part one of this series Experience 1: In graduate school, I met a woman 20 years older than me named Susie, and somehow we became fast friends. She was the most liberal person I had ever known, and she

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How I Became a Liberal, prt. 1

I haven’t always been a liberal, but I have always been a person who thinks deeply. To be honest, I never even realized until well after high school that I was a deep thinker. I just assumed that everyone thinks

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Why I Recommend Seeking Out Viewpoints That Oppose Your Own

I came across this article on The National Review website the other day: Professor: If You Read To Your Kids, You’re ‘Unfairly Disadvantaging’ Others Now, I am a proud liberal, and I completely agree with this article. The professor cited

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Dave Ramsey Obamacare video definitely NOT for “Republicans and Democrats”

There’s a video gaining momentum on Facebook right now, presenting itself as a calm, balanced, and non-political take from Dave Ramsey on Obamacare. The video is definitely calm. Ramsey shows that he has a good heart, which I’ve never questioned.

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Money in Politics

What motive does any average American citizen who makes less than, say, $500,000 a year have to hang onto Citizens United? It’s a terrible decision.

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On Guns

A former classmate wrote to me on Facebook this morning asking, “‘Given all that has happened in our country recently, when is the time when it will be okay for gun enthusiasts to put pictures of weapons on their Facebook walls

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