2017 Washington primary elections

July 25, 2017 0

The Washington primaries will be held on Aug 1, where a number of issues will be decided by voters. One of the more reported-upon races is for the mayor of […]

CNN needs to remain unbiased

July 25, 2017 0

CNN makes me ashamed to call myself a journalist. Most major media outlets make me feel that way, but lately CNN has pushed me over the edge. Tremendously biased reporting, […]

Pop Science undermines actual science

June 6, 2017 0

Lately, I’ve been noticing an epidemic of mischaracterizing science. Celebrities and notable scientists are all over the place talking about political, social, and even religious issues as if they were […]

Skepticism is about accepting the uncertain

May 9, 2017 0

I’ve realized recently that the term ‘skepticism’ seems to refer only to those who hold a negative position on something. A global warming skeptic doesn’t believe global warming is happening. […]

Fake hate crimes hurt everybody

February 21, 2017 0

After Trump’s inauguration, a flurry of hate crimes were in the news. Hailed as the beginning of “Trump’s America,” people reacted with fear and sadness believing that America’s vulnerable minorities […]

Absurd reactions to Trump

February 7, 2017 0

Donald Trump’s presidency really is going better than I could have imagined. I’m not talking about what he’s actually doing in office, I’m talking about the liberal reaction. I know […]

Net neutrality is crony capitalism

January 24, 2017 0

With Trump’s victory, net neutrality is again a topic of discussion. My philosophy is to generally assume any piece of government legislation will do the opposite of what it says. […]

How to avoid the pitfalls of fake news

January 17, 2017 0

f all the developments after the election, one of the most interesting to me is this fascination with fake news. People wring their hands in worry, blaming fake news for […]

Being critical is not always prejudicial

December 6, 2016 0

There are a myriad of terms to describe why one person might dislike another. Racism, homophobia, transphobia, Islamophobia, ableism, ageism, sexism, these are all reasons why people think others don’t […]

Marijuana and state power

November 22, 2016 0

While all the buzz is on the presidential election this year and for good reason, pushes to legalize recreation and medical marijuana were attempted in 13 states and passed in […]

Thoughts on Trump

November 15, 2016 0

I’m honestly still in shock that “President Trump” is not a punchline to a crappy joke, but is reality as of a week ago. After the initial disbelief faded, I […]

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