Thinking It Through – Ep. 67 – John Wood Jr. (@JohnRWoodJr) Interview – Depolarizing #Politics

Next on Thinking It Through: Today, I got to interview John R. Wood, Jr., who is the Director of Media Development at Better Angels and hosts Transcending Politics. We have a short and sweet conversation about his background, the goal behind Better Angels, and a Quillette piece that he wrote concerning Black contrarianism. Enjoy! John R. WoodContinue reading “Thinking It Through – Ep. 67 – John Wood Jr. (@JohnRWoodJr) Interview – Depolarizing #Politics”

Why I Think The “#Racist” Label Will Stick with #Trump (from January 23, 2018 – for The Daily Nerv)

Donald Trump By Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America (Donald Trump) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Here is a bold prediction for 2018: President Donald J. Trump will continue to be called a racist. Yes, the prediction is not all that surprising. It is not that dramatic of a projectionContinue reading “Why I Think The “#Racist” Label Will Stick with #Trump (from January 23, 2018 – for The Daily Nerv)”

Let‘s Not Jump to a Collusion Conclusion on Michael Flynn’s Guilty Plea Just Yet (from December 4, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

ffDIA Chief: Transparency Builds Public Trust by Claudette Roulo Last Friday’s news of former Trump National Security Advisor Michael Flynn pleading guilty to lying to FBI agents about his apparent interaction with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak brought quite a dramatic end to the week. Along with the indictment of Paul Manafort, who was once Trump’s campaign manager,Continue reading “Let‘s Not Jump to a Collusion Conclusion on Michael Flynn’s Guilty Plea Just Yet (from December 4, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)”

Thinking It Through – Ep. 65 – Curt Mills (@CurtMills of @TheNatlInterest) Interview

Next on Thinking It Through: I get to interview Curt Mills, Foreign Affairs reporter of The National Interest! We spoke about the sanctions on Iran, which Curt Mills reported back on August 6th, for The National Interest – Sanctions Reimposed: Trump Administration Continues Ferocious Tack On Iran. Curt Mills’ Author Page (on The National Interest’sContinue reading “Thinking It Through – Ep. 65 – Curt Mills (@CurtMills of @TheNatlInterest) Interview”

Don’t Talk Politics for Thanksgiving. It’s that Simple. (from November 28, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

(Photo via SEMI-PARTISAN POLITICS) As most of us know, talking politics can cause a rift in relationships when individuals participating in the discussion hold opposing views about any number of topics. People can forget the term, ‘civility,’ a moment after hearing a word, phrase, or idea that seems to trigger something in them to respond inContinue reading “Don’t Talk Politics for Thanksgiving. It’s that Simple. (from November 28, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)”

Photo of Gov. Chris Christie Hanging Out at the Beach Shows a Lack of Decorum (from July 7, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

Image via screenshot (knowyourmeme.com) Plane Banner Tells Gov Chris Christie to “Get the Hell Off Island Beach State Park” (VIDEO) New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie is getting roasted after he was spotted at a state beach on Sunday after he closed…www.thegatewaypundit.com A few days ago, the weekend before the Fourth of July, Governor Chris ChristieContinue reading “Photo of Gov. Chris Christie Hanging Out at the Beach Shows a Lack of Decorum (from July 7, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)”

Voted for #Obama in 2008 and Against Him in 2012

(Photo via Creative Commons) When Senator Barack Obama came along and announced his presidential campaign in 2007, I was still a young lad in college trying to find himself. Though I was not sure that I wanted to be a vocal practitioner of the conservatism that my father exemplified (for reasons that I will giveContinue reading “Voted for #Obama in 2008 and Against Him in 2012”

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Mandatory Drug Testing is Not Immoral, But It Must Be Done Right

Back in December of 2017, Governor Scott Walker, the current Governor of the state of Wisconsin (and once a brief rival to Donald Trump to be the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential election nominee), is apparently moving forward with his plan to implement mandatory drug testing for individuals applying for food stamps.  For some, including oneContinue reading “Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Mandatory Drug Testing is Not Immoral, But It Must Be Done Right”

The Republican’s #TaxReform Comes to Town

For every middle-income family that knows what it's like to try to make ends meet and for every hardworking taxpayer who has ever spent hours trying to navigate complicated IRS forms, this vote in favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is for you. https://t.co/JvEYtB3msN — Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) December 20, 2017 Finally, onContinue reading “The Republican’s #TaxReform Comes to Town”

A Bad Job Interview By Trump’s Judicial Pick Went #Viral (Leading to Him to Write a Withdrawal Letter)

Have you ever gave a bad job interview?  You gave terrible answers to questions, no answers to questions, or maybe revealed that you really did not have the experience or credentials for the job that you were interviewing for.  I think many of us can relate to this kind of a scenario. Sometimes, you are picked forContinue reading “A Bad Job Interview By Trump’s Judicial Pick Went #Viral (Leading to Him to Write a Withdrawal Letter)”