The truth is I abhor the use of liberal/conservative/left/right/democrat/republican language when speaking about politics. Putting people into those buckets is akin to putting us in street gangs, good for only divisiveness. I actually believe voting along party lines should be looked at suspiciously as it doesn’t seem to suggest our representatives are voting for their constituents but rather for the success of their party. What I want to look at are the main arguments I have observed and the psychology behind the support of a figure who has become, whether you like it or not, a divisive figure with a questionable past.
Three Reasons Mail-In Voting Makes Sense Trump’s reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee are paying millions to fight voting rights lawsuits around the country. These lawsuits attempt to give Americans the ability to vote via mail, so they aren’t required to physically visit the polls during the coronavirus pandemic. But despite the Republican Party’s […]
The COVID-19 infection rate continues to rise in the United States with no signs of slowing down. As back-to-school season approaches, one of the biggest questions America’s leaders face is how to approach education in the middle of a raging pandemic. Should schools re-open while cases continue to increase? Many Americans, including the President and […]
Will COVID-19 Derail the Racial Justice Movement? The racial justice and Black Lives Matter movement has reached an inflection point. Black Lives Matter protests are taking place all around the country, vestiges of the Confederacy are being thrown, out, and policing policies are changing in big cities. But the spread of COVID-19 is hampering the […]
COVID-19 is here to stay for the foreseeable future. As the pandemic has unfolded, its enormous implications for public health and the global economy have overshadowed national politics. But as infection rates decrease and fear subsides, Americans will begin demanding answers to questions about how the virus outbreak was handled. The GOP will have to […]
The murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died at the hands of Minneapolis police officers for suspicion of a petty crime, has highlighted the need for police reform across the country. In response to Floyd’s death, Americans from coast to coast are demonstrating support of the Black Lives Matter movement. The most […]
According to Pew Research Center, Americans generally support the idea of free college tuition. Liberals’ push for free public college and university tuition is a winning platform. Pew’s recent research shows that while conservatives are divided on the topic, liberals overwhelmingly support making college free to US citizens. Liberal political candidates often make higher education […]
Liberalism is the belief that government should step in during certain instances where capitalism fails to produce equality before the law.
The last two leading candidates for the Liberal Party’s 2020 presidential nomination had recently went public with their health care policy positions. Their positions demonstrated a major rift in Liberal party ideology. Many past candidates publicized their liberal stance on healthcare, one of the hardest nuts to crack in American politics. Now, it’s up to […]
As Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders continued battling for the liberal party’s nomination for the 2020 election, both candidates promised to change how Americans are taxed. One notable difference they promise we’ll see? Estate tax increases. Social justice issues and personal freedoms often dominate conversations during election season. But changes to the tax code have […]