This was a fantastic read. I wish more people in low income situations could understand the importance of being scientifically literate. It pains me to see people harming themselves financially in order to maintain “natural” appearances.
Dream sequence to Trump as a little boy, sitting at a dinner table…
Little Donald: “No mommy, I don’t want to eat my vegebables. They’re gwoss! I onwy wanna eat taco bowls!”
Mom: “I’m sorry Donald, but you have to eat them. They’re good for you.”
The difference between Infowars and other conspiracy sites is how they conclude. It’s 100% fine to ask questions. In fact, asking questions is important — but when you get answers that make sense, and are verifiable, and then continue down a path of “searching for more”, you end up with the Waco conspiracy.
I’m a gun owner. I have two long guns. Sometimes, I enjoy hunting white tail. Not often, mind you, but I understand the utility of a gun. I was still born and raised in Georgia, and I love hunting and fishing.
To an always-carry individual, the sidearm becomes an appendage, an afterthought; it’s like a mechanic and a wrench…
As you have defined them, “liberty” and “freedom” are not philosophies, but hollow-virtues; easy to support, but hard to actually define.
We’re not talking about prohibition, or income tax here. We’re talking about the approximately 25% of Americans who support far-right leaning policies that tend to favor tax breaks for the…
That’s just not-at-all accurate, Greg. The moderate liberals I know aren’t asking for a kinder police state. In fact, most of us speak against the rampant militarization of local police forces, and in favor of programs that look at better ways to police communities.