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Most ideas about "race" begin with the assumption that "biological race" exists in the first place. My idea for truly fundamental change is to begin completely weening America off of the concept that biological "races" exist at all. The false and dangerous belief that biological "races" exist twists Americans' minds and arouses ideation, emotion and behavior (like hate crimes) in ways that prepare and compel people to struggle with one another over skin color and…Continue
America’s military has been off limits to homosexuals for years. As part of the famed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy highlighted in American policy throughout the years and proposed by Bill Clinton and Colin Powell, gays have been able to serve as long as they do not disclose their sexual orientation. The chronology of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell shows the onslaught of criticism the program faced both when it was passed and in the immediate years after.
The question, however, remains: …Continue
Barrack Hussein Obama is on fire. I may disagree with his ideas on policy, but I cannot deny that he is receiving enormous amounts of attention. One of the most fascinating aspects about his campaign is his rock star status not just in the United States, but overseas. A friend of mine was in Amsterdam on Thursday and said that many of her colleagues were enthralled with Obama. They asked her endless questions about the new candidate (most of them struggled to pronounce his name). On a side…Continue
Barack Obama has been hit from all sides as of late. It all started last week with a story by Insight Magazine that discussed Obama’s upbringing. The article claimed that Obama was educated in a radical Muslim school in Indonesia. The schools, frequently referred to as “madrassas,” were disclosed in Obama’s autobiographies. Insight Magazine, however, claimed that Obama and his chicago excel classes campaign have “not…Continue