Category Archives: Social

10 Reasons the GOP Win is Disastrous for the U.S.

The recent gains in the U.S. House of Representatives and attaining the majority in the U.S. Senate are ominous for the middle class in the U.S., and for the economy.

Big Brother Has Arrived, And He Is Watching You

The massive databases of data collected by the CIA, NSA, or corporations like Target or Walmart are a threat to privacy. We should institute laws to stop them abusing our data.

The Immigration Imperative

The president promised to tackle immigration reform, a promise that is materialising early in this term. For all those who live in the shadows, I hope that it will reach fruition.

Are Heterosexuals Better Parents?

The Supreme Court will hear arguments concerning the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act. Conservative arguments are not convincing.

Will Gays be Free at Last?

The Supreme Court has decided to hear arguments to overturn Proposition 8, the Clifornia statute regarding gay marriage, and DOMA, the ineptly named Defense of Marriage Act.

Life Begins Neither at Conception nor Birth

Conservatives love to argue that life begins at conception and ends at death. To this end they produce convoluted laws denying the right to contraception or abortion. They are wrong on all counts.

How to Fix Medicare

There are ways to save Medicare, as the President has proposed, but other ways ought to be considered. None of them are conservative ideas.

Data Theft and Copyright

Corporations readily steal individuals data, package it, sell it without explicit permission from the owner. If individuals do this it is called copyright infringement.

Are People Really Thankful?

We often give thanks for our familes friends, and emergency services, but how many thank those that grease the wheels of society and make our lives simpler?

Justifying Rape

The comments by Richard Mourdock justifying rape by saying that resulting pregnancies are part of God’s plan are outrageous and unbecoming. Why does Romney support this man?