Category Archives: Issues

Thank You Donald Trump From The Bottom of My Soul

I just want to take a moment and express my sincere gratitude for the accomplishments you, Donald Trump, and the Republican Party are achieving. You are inspiring generations of women,…

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…

Republicans Never Had The Moral High Ground

Everyone in America has heard Donald Trump’s misogynist and offensive remarks or read about his numerous affairs and infidelity. As Michelle Obama once said with power, “I can’t believe I’m…

Speaker Ryan Adds Planned Parenthood To Obamacare Repeal

An all-out attack on Planned Parenthood has just been announced by the GOP. Today Speaker Ryan announced that defunding of Planned Parenthood would be part of the Obamacare reconciliation bill….

Are Firearm Suicides Preventable?

Most Americans have probably heard that there are over 30,000 gun deaths per year in the U.S. When confronted with that fact, opponents of gun safety law reform are quick…

Planned Parenthood: Making a Bad Situation Worse

An all-out attack on Planned Parenthood has begun. Yesterday Bobby Jindal, governor of Louisiana, cut all Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood reasoning, “Planned Parenthood does not represent the values of…

The Retrumplican Party

As a Democrat I should love Donald Trump. His style and self-absorbed attitude entertains a powerful faction of the far-right movement which creates problems for the conservative core. He is…

Three Great Reasons to Eat Less Meat

The foods we choose to eat are a product of our culture. The best parts of holidays and family gatherings are often meal times. And when we think of a…

100 Tweets in One Hour

#100Tweets in one hour. Here we go…. — MATTY ICE (@MattyIceAZ) April 12, 2015 Dear GOP, Don’t get too comfortable leading the Senate. In 2016 Republicans will be defending 24…

If You Love Reagan, You Should Adore This Guy

This past week was Ronald Reagan’s 104th birthday. I wish he were alive to celebrate, probably more than most conservatives I know. It would be interesting to see Reagan’s take…

Latter-Day Saints Should Applaud Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

Last week, President Obama announced that because of Congress’s failure to pass a bipartisan immigration reform bill, he is taking executive action to help improve our badly broken immigration system….

A Bishop’s Political Judgement

Recently an over-zealous LDS bishop wrote an op-ed piece which sparked some debate in the Mormon progressive community. Given the man’s position and the use of political questions as a…

The Food Stamp Surfer

As any viewer of Fox News will tell you, America has become an entitlement nation. This claim is reinforced by example after example of individuals gaming the system or dissected…

Vigilantism’s Return to America

Several weeks ago, George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of an unarmed teenager, Trayvon Martin, made an appearance at a Florida gun show as the…