What Is It About Whataboutism?

With everyone pointing fingers, it's hard to find a set of standards to use in judging actions. Can saying, "What about the other guy?" be a defense against accusations or is it simply an excuse for hypocrisy?

What Good Are Tax Cuts Without Spending Cuts?

In reality, most of the "cuts" in the senate bill are just accounting maneuvers to keep everything budget neutral. There are a couple important questions to ask about this bill. What does this do to actually reduce the percentage of income that goes to taxes? Where are these tax dollars going? Will the spending and budget reflect the lowered tax rate, or will it simply continue?

Beware Of The Use Of Dichotomies

Which do you like better: Coke or Pepsi? There's little doubt that you have one, even if you aren't a soda drinker, you have a favorite. It's a marketing trick that is used all the time; make the choice between two options. Rather than Coke vs. every other drink you could have, they make your... Continue Reading →

Tom Petty And A Search For Purpose

In light of Tom Petty’s recent passing, and as a fan of his work, it seemed necessary to look back at his music and understand his artistry better. Everyone wants to be remembered for something, and for musicians, that something is the meaning left behind in their music. Looking through some of the Songfacts of... Continue Reading →

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