Category Archives: Constitution

Gun Control A La Carte

Dear America. Since the conversation around gun control has been dumbed-down to no restrictions verses banning all guns, we should study how other countries handle this issue with similar mental…

Responding to Gun Claims and Logical Fallacious

Since the Parkland School Shooting I have heard several arguments in regards to gun rights and forced solutions. Most defenders of gun ownership do so through logical fallacious and dubious…

Understanding the Conservative Dictionary

Lately I have been engaged in several debates and discussions with my conservative friends. I am often entertained with how they use words or phrases to exemplify a position or…

Leave Jim Matheson Alone

The other night while surfing various political sites and social media groups I came across a troubling Facebook page; “Democrats Done with Jim Matheson”. For those of you unfamiliar with…

The Supreme Court’s Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

The recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and allowing lower court decisions to stand overturning Proposition 8 in California makes for…

A Supreme Precedent for Gun Laws

In the aftermath of any mass shooting in the U.S., an all-or-nothing rhetoric about guns typically infects the public discourse regarding what ought to be done to prevent such tragedies…

After Obamacare, Can Congress Make You Eat Broccoli?

Opponents of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 frequently criticized the law’s central component — the individual insurance mandate — and argued that if Congress was permitted to compel…

The Case Against Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney’s nomination as the 2012 Republican candidate for President is an important and historical moment for me and many other members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day…

The Problem with Citizens United

Does Spending in Elections Influence Outcomes? You’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone who believes that money isn’t absolutely crucial to running an effective campaign for political office. It costs money…

Defending a Century of American Progress

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, in an oft-seen video clip, describes how a thriving industrialized economy is dependent on government taxation and redistribution for the creation of key institutions, infrastructure,…