Our Nihilist’s Holiday

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Except for the occasional dirty looks strangers are prone to give me when I accidentally size them up wrongly and wish them “happy holidays,” when they clearly wanted to hear, “merry Christmas,” I have never personally seen any evidence of the so-called “War On Christmas. My personal experience in the matter is that it’s a […]

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Fear and Loathing Refugees

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The anti-Islamic fervor from politicians on social media this week sure has me feeling my white privilege. I mean, I was raised Catholic. I feel fortunate that Donald Trump and Mike Huckabee aren’t tweeting that all Catholics are child molesters. Yet despite an extremely small percentage of Muslims being fundamentalists, many Americans are quick to […]

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But I Think…

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A constant in US history has been this idea of freedom of speech. As long as it has existed, there has been a question of how far this goes. In high school government classes, a question is often posed: “Does that mean you can say whatever you want?” In a high school classroom, you will […]

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