Imagine the results that are possible if we increased voter turnout by even 20%. The supremacy of elite groups on campus could definitely be challenged if we all decided to take five minutes to log onto myBama and click a few boxes.
It is not easy to leave someone you love even if they don’t understand how to love you back. In my adult life, many of the people close to me have struggled from this.
Many white people are very put off by the term “white privilege”. The knee-jerk reaction is “my life’s hard too”. No one is saying that anyone’s life is easy. But we are saying some people are more likely to face unique hardships.
There are few bigger proponents of social welfare in human history than Jesus Christ himself. The Bible teaches of compassion for and servitude towards the impoverished, and yet, there is no bigger proponent of “pulling yourself up by the bootstraps” than the Republican party.
Why is it that the possession of a deadly weapon is, to us, the ultimate expression of freedom? It is a troubling reflection on our society that some citizens believe their capacity to extinguish the life of others is the true mark of liberty.
Conducting debates in the heat of emotional turmoil inevitably results in poor policy. As we are seeing in real time, those with agendas will not hesitate to push misinformation in order to advance them.