The Intersection of Church & State:

While a firm believer in the separation of church and state, I also recognize certain unavoidable intersections between the two. Namely, the role ethics and morality play in public voter representation. So while I will not discount a candidate for any particular religious belief, there is a baseline of behavioral expectation. That is to say Continue reading The Intersection of Church & State:

America’s To-Don’t List

Regardless of your political persuasion, and aside from the inexplicable tragedy that far too many among us lack the emotional depth for empathy. Political parties are mostly to blame for the state of divisiveness in America today. Sociopolitically speaking, most Americans share similar concerns about the same handful of issues. The difference is in the Continue reading America’s To-Don’t List

The Novelty President

I am convinced after a year, that although not necessarily well-meaning, the only thing to fear about Donald Trump, is ham-handed incompetence. What I am concerned about, is the next Novelty-President ; Someone who may actually be smart ; Someone who may actually understand how to exploit the lack of enforceable laws and rules of conduct applicable to a sitting U.S Continue reading The Novelty President

Trump/Arpaio: Begging Your Pardon

Throughout his tenure as Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, Joe Arpaio has demonstrated a lack of respect for the U.S Constitution, the rule of law in America, and worse, basic human rights, far beyond any reasonable doubt. Through his pardon of Arpaio, Donald Trump has not only demonstrated a strictly unambiguous unified position on these Continue reading Trump/Arpaio: Begging Your Pardon

Be angry if you must, as is certainly your right as an American, but please consider this before casting your general election vote in November:

When combined with reason, intelligence, and maturity, controlled and appropriately channeled anger can provide the energy needed to do the hard work required to develop real solutions.

Conversely, uncontrolled and inappropriately channeled anger only leads to thoughtless comments and actions that create further aggravation and divisiveness and are worse, completely ineffective. 

In the history of solutions, violence and disrespect are 0 and forever against intelligence and reason, a fact that all the violence and disrespect in the world will never change.