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5 ways you didn’t know you were disrespecting the American flag

The American flag should be treated with respect along with  following specific codes that comes along with the flag. But most people have been unaware of certain codes that we break almost everyday. Picture from public domain.
October 5, 2017

As sports commentators and the media go back and forth about what qualifies as "disrespecting the flag" maybe they should spend a little time looking over the U.S. Flag Code and literally take a page from...

State officials rule DACA as unconstitutional:Trump plans to end it

DACA advocates (or 'Dreamers') march in front of Trump Tower, holding signs saying,
September 13, 2017

Donald Trump and his administration plan to freeze DACA until Congress can figure out a legal alternative. DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which helps the children who were brought...

College isn’t the only way to have a successful life

College is a great way to become successful, but it's not the only way.
May 25, 2017

Today's society has imprinted in young adults' minds that college equals success and if they don't go to college, they will not be happy. This mindset itself is just plain dumb. College isn't for everyone. Robert...

A few reasons why Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why is irresponsibly overrated

Roughly 44 thousand Americans die of suicide a year and I doubt any of them were trying to get revenge. Bullying could raise the chance of suicide on the other hand. This show is very inappropriate for anyone under 18.
May 16, 2017

Roughly 44 thousand Americans die of suicide a year and I doubt any of them were trying to get revenge. Yet that is exactly what Hannah Baker, the main antagonist of the story, did while committing the...

“Safe and Sober Week” won’t prevent students from drinking alcohol forever

3 out of 4 teenagers drink alcohol. The statistic reveals that less teenagers drink alcohol than previous years. Most people believe that teen drinking is an epidemic that is taking over but it really isn't as severe as people thought.
April 25, 2017

"Safe and Sober Week" was ineffective and a complete joke because students are going to forget everything they "learned" and they most likely didn't care. Sure, they get informed about the dangers and...

San Bernardino Shooting: How would you deal with the aftermath?

School shootings are, no doubt, one of the scariest things a parent and a child can go through. The confusion and the fear left behind can make an impact on someone's mind. Photo from public domain.
April 14, 2017

How do parents and children deal with the aftermath of a school shooting? How would you send your child back to that school? Personally, I wouldn't because of the fear that my child would be suffering,...

Uber is not exactly driving themselves out of any ditches

Uber has put themselves into the public eye in a negative light again, and they are not exactly driving themselves out of that ditch. It is starting to look like the only thing they are doing right is making a self driving car, and there is still controversy.
March 17, 2017

Whether it's sexual assault, or the CEO of Uber not making the right decisions, they seem to always be getting bad publicity. I am starting to think that the declining reputation is just for publicity...

Day 1,055: The Flint water crisis is still here

This is what Flint, Michigan's water looks like. In 2014, the government deemed this safe to drink. Not likely. Photo creds to public domain.
March 12, 2017

The Flint water crisis has been going on since 2014, when the Flint river became the only water source in Michigan. Over a year ago, both Michigan and the federal government declared a state of emergency...

17 year old transgender male wins controversy, as well as the female wrestling championship

Here is a picture of Mark Beggs celebrating his victory at the Texas state wrestling finals. Photo from public domain.
March 3, 2017

Controversy exploded over Mack Beggs, a 17 year old transgender male, whom won the state wrestling championship in the female division getting rejected from the male division. According to Texas law, whatever...

President Donald Trump revokes transgender rights in public school restrooms

Newly elected President Donald Trump has withdrawn an Obama-era bill that protected LGBTQ rights.
February 24, 2017

Donald Trump's hypocritical actions have taken away transgender rights. In this recent week President Donald Trump has revoked the restroom rights of transgendered students in public schools. Not only...

Parents and invasions of privacy

Parents don't realize that their snooping is actually an invasion of privacy. There are better solutions than spying. Photo from public domain.
February 12, 2017

Should parents read their child's text or monitor their online activity? This question has been floating around those parent blog sites and the answer is fairly obvious in my opinion: no, you shouldn't...

Inexperience doesn’t always equal failure

Trump's pick for Secretary of Education is Betsy DeVos. Although DeVos is not liked among the general public, especially educators, Trump may just have a plan for education we can't yet see.
February 11, 2017

Many citizens are outraged to hear that Trump nominated Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, due to her lack of experience. I believe this is a good call on Trump's part. Even though DeVos doesn't have...

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