(8 comments) SHARE Friday, April 27, 2018 The Importance of Being Offensive
Some people get offended at off-color jokes, while others get offended at the offendedness of others. We get offended at the way politicians speak, we get offended at different opinions. Whose offense is superior?
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, April 5, 2018 Since We Can't Fix Guns, We Need To Fix Mental Health
Our efforts to curb school shootings all revolve around the idea that an angry kid with a gun is an inevitability. This is a stupid, backwards, ridiculous way of thinking at best. At worst, it's deadly.
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 8, 2018 How Can Women Successfully Police the #MeToo Movement?
One of the founding principles of this movement is that all women should be heard. It's vitally important that women who are assaulted, abused, and harassed be able to speak up and be taken seriously. But equally important should be the ability to discuss the merit of said issues.
SHARE Monday, January 15, 2018 Is Aziz Ansari Guilty of Sexual Assault or Being a Bad Date?
"Grace" met Aziz Ansari at a 2017 Emmy after-party. They flirted over text, and about a week later, they went out. What happened after was sexual assault, according to Grace and the writers of the website babe - and they've convicted him with the flair of tabloid reporting and the force of a movement that does not allow for defense or appeals.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Nobody Feels Bad for Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein, the man who has become as synonymous with scumbags as Kleenex is with tissue, keeps releasing statements from his lawyers and PR firm defending himself . It's like Weinstein is on a campaign to take back his "good" name.
(5 comments) SHARE Thursday, December 21, 2017 What Would President Pence's Reign Look Like?
Between the Mueller investigation into collusion with Russia and the sexual assault claims, the end of President Trump looks like it could be a real possibility . If he were removed from the presidency, we would have a new man in the oval office: President Pence. So what would a Pence presidency look like?
(14 comments) SHARE Monday, December 11, 2017 What's (Medically) Wrong With Trump?
Let's play one of my favorite games -- what in the world is wrong with President Trump?
No, I don't mean his policies, his opinions or his tasteless tweeting habits. I mean medically -- what in the world is wrong with him? There are so many theories about his instability that they range from the sad -- dementia -- to the conspiratorial -- he's being poisoned by his hair loss medication.
SHARE Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Trump Cares More About Tax Breaks for the Rich than Child Sex Abuse
The ongoing tidal wave of sex-abuse allegations is destroying careers left and right. Senator Al Franken called for an investigation into his own behavior. Matt Lauer is out of a job. But somehow, a judge from Alabama is still in the senatorial race, and with Trump's blessing. Why, when excusing Moore seems like the obvious moral choice, is he still stumping like everything is fine?