Politics and its Discontents: Counting My Blessings

No matter what our problems as a country may be, I couldn’t help but feel blessed to be a Canadian as I watched this horrifying story: Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: The Home Of Free Speech?

Guess it depends on what you have to say: A journalism professor at the University of Kansas was placed on indefinite administrative leave Friday after he Tweeted about the Navy Yard shooting, saying “blood is on the hands of the #NRA. Next time, let it be YOUR sons and daughters.” This situation is a case-book ...

Politics and its Discontents: Guns Don’t Kill People – Video Games Do: Pretzel Logic From Fox

I’m sure this makes sense to many Americans: Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: Depraved Indifference – UPDATED

The term ‘cultural divide’ does not begin to explain this. Depraved indifference, on the part of both the company and the parents, perhaps does. UPDATE: This piece on Slate, which includes a ‘charming’ video on ‘My First Rifle,’ is well worth a look. Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: Another Thing Americans Have To Worry About

Think how much worse things could be if guns killed people. But as we all know, thanks to the reassurance offered by the NRA, guns don’t kill people; people kill people. Recommend this Post