Tag Archives: Human Rights

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.

Encapsulating Freedom

The Presidents Second Inaugural Address was filled with the dreams of many. We can only hope that he is able to address some small part of that dream.

The Case Against Torture

We accept torture because we believe in our moral superiority, in defiance of the Geneva Conventions. Does this not debase our moral fortitude?

The Fraudulent War on Christmas

The imposition of Christmas traditions really amounts to a war on the beliefs on others, whether it be other religious sects, or members of the secular or humanist world.

How Conservatives Abandon Children

Despite their rhetoric about family values, conservatives care little for children or the suffering that their policies create in working families.

How the NRA Stole our Freedom

The NRA is responsible for creating a culture of fear in our society in their rush for a nation armed to the teeth.

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.

Treaty Denial or Disability

The United States continues to refuse to comply with international treaties. The latest is a simple acknowledgement of the rights of the disabled. Conservatives refused to ratify.