War No More? Reflecting on Iraq & Other Wars

Trouble With War I find myself at an interesting impasse. I suppose it was only a matter of time. Let me begin by saying, I’m not “anti-war”, but I’m even less “pro-war”. I don’t support war as a first option. But, I believe there are times where evil people...

Snippet: Religious Freedom vs. Anti-Discrimination: School Sues Teachers

This is an interesting story I found on FoxNews. Basically, when contracts were about to be renewed, a private Christian school required teachers provide a letter of recommendation from their pastor and a statement of faith. For a private, Christian school whose goal is to not only teach, but...

Snippet: Tragic Shooting

This is a tragic shooting that I don’t want to turn political, but in light of the current debates in Washington and around the country, I think it’s prudent to mention. Chicago has some of the strictest gun laws in the country, yet gun crimes are out of control....

My Stint as a Girl Scout: Feminism & It’s Destruction of A Good Thing

Recently, an article was written by Cathy Cleaver Ruse at LifeSiteNews.com, entitled “Say no to Girl Scout cookies“. Ruse discusses some disturbing events in Girl Scouts of America that really hit home with me. Ruse writes about the shockingly blatant imposition of radical feminism, abortion, and sexuality on young...

Conspiracy Theory Garbage: Obama Behind Sandy Hook

The following is an edited version of a forum post regarding the conspiracy theory that the Obama administration was somehow behind the Sandy Hook Massacre. This is my retort; Why I believe that such ideas are ludicrous, and, why they are dangerous. Not aware of this theory? Take a...

Fact Check Please: You Can Stop Hoaxes & Rumors

In our world of Google, Yahoo, and Bing where information can be accessed in mere seconds with a quick click of the mouse and tap of the keyboard, it blows my mind how many people refuse to fact check. This last election left me in the precarious position of...

U.S. Mental Health System Broken

With all of the talk about Adam Lanza, I thought I’d share some experiences with the mental health system in America. I’m not a professional, but as having grown up with a family member with a mental illness I have first hand experience about the gross negligence of our...

Call of Duty did not cause Sandy Hook

Emotional knee jerk responses are plenty after such tragedies. People jump to conclusions with little to no evidence. People think that since it was a crime committed with a gun that the response is to disarm all of the people in the United States (forgetting the fact criminals who...

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