The Republican Party is partially correct on the issue of terrorism. It is one of biggest threats we face as a country today. However, they are completely wrong when they single out just one source. To see what I mean, let’s start with a definition. defines “terrorism” as “the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political purposes.” Okay, so far this does nothing to repudiate the GOP’s position. Let’s see what happens when we put this in practice with some examples. Extremists twist the words of a religion into an excuse to commit acts of violence against political foes.Read More →

“Let’s make America great again.” That’s the Trump slogan that is now, officially, the rallying cry for GOP. On the surface, it seems innocuous enough, until you start thinking about it.  It implies that we, as a nation, have somehow lost our greatness. Couple that with the main theme flowing through most of the speeches, you would think that we have devolved into a lawless nation/state that is on the brink of self-destruction. This view is just plain wrong. It is true that our nation is not perfect, and we have major problems we have to deal with, but one does not achieve greatness byRead More →