Tag Archives: critical thinking

Whether we care to admit it or not, Russia has declared war on America

Indictment makes clear Russia is waging a virtual war against the United States. But with Trump focused on what it means for him, the American side of the war seems… Read more »

Democracy requires thoughtfulness and the willingness to question authority

A majority of Republicans and Republican leaning independents (58%) now say that colleges and universities have a negative effect on the country, up from 45% last year. By contrast, most… Read more »

I r REELY smart…and I LOVE AmeriKKKa

Frank Antenori shot the head off a rattlesnake at his back door last summer — a deadeye pistol blast from 20 feet. No college professor taught him that. The U.S…. Read more »

2017: Reflections on a year that sucked donkey balls

Like virtually every other American prone to the occasional critical thought, I find myself pondering the events of the year that was. I can remember beginning 2017 relieved that 2016… Read more »

“[I]nclusion is important…. I don’t know if that’s necessary. It’s just not in my belief system”

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A new billboard on I-25 is causing some controversy. The billboard on northbound I-25 near Montgomery tells people to “just skip church” and ‘”it’s all fake news!”… Read more »

“The NRA knows you don’t bring a gun fight to a culture war”

Armed with biting satire, Jordan Klepper of Comedy Central’s “The Opposition” took aim at the National Rifle Association’s new video on Wednesday. The clip, posted on Facebook, featured NRA spokeswoman… Read more »

Education shouldn’t be about “trigger warnings” or “safe spaces”

The University of Chicago has always been usefully out of step with its peers in higher education — it dropped out of the Big Ten Conference and takes perverse pride… Read more »

Ignorance and demagoguery: This is how fascism comes to America

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. – Søren Kierkegaard I dream about a world where it is totally legal… Read more »