Why We Should Stay: The Risks of Abandoning the War in Iraq


Tackling Iraq was a prudent choice. We have interests in the country economically, as well as tackling tyranny specifically in that area of the world, sending a message to countries like Saudi Arabia and Iran. Liberty has gained a foothold in the middle east, and we need to help it ...

Same-Sex Marriage: How Will it Affect Our Society?


All social ills will always exist, the only question is in what quantity. Divorce rates can go up or down, marriage rates can go up or down, out-of-wedlock childbirths can go up or down. Just because they already exist to a certain degree does not mean they cannot get worse.Changing ...

Online Political discourse


Benefits:1. Meritocracy of ideas--here it's just a screen name and your posts. Whether you're a doctor, professor, lawyer, janitor or unemployed, your ideas are equal here in that they are judged solely upon their own quality, and not on who you are. In face-to-face discussions, we make judgments about the ...

Debate Victory


http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2008/Sep/26/large_candidates.jpgSome observations about the first debate:While the moderator tried to get the candidates to address each other directly, it only happened one time. Obama directly called out McCain about Iraq saying he was wrong on many issues. This was pretty effective as McCain wouldn't look at him while Obama was ...

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