Preventing Mass Shootings

Preventing Mass ShootingsIn the United States, mass shootings have become a common occurrence with them happening almost daily while some days have multiple events. Sadly, only the more tragic ones take the national news with the latest happening in Orlando, FL. Since that event there have been  half a dozen more mass shootings with no hope of them slowing down. Solutions proposed at preventing mass shootings range from allowing less guns to allowing more guns.

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Your Right to Travel

Right to TravelYour right to travel in the United States has been a major point since the foundation of the country. The Articles of Confederation served as the first draft to the Constitution and was superseded when the final one was completed in 1789 and the federal government was formed. Allowing the freedom of movement between states was important since each state would be allowed to govern over their citizens. The founders of the country wanted to make sure that states wouldn’t impose limits or make it difficult to travel or move from one state to another.

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Vaccines – Illogically Demonized

VaccinesVaccines are one of the biggest benefits we gained in life enhancements since the early 1900’s. Current vaccines are estimated to save about 2.5 million lives per year. Even while saving lives and ensuring a higher quality life, vaccines have not been exempt from having backlash against them.

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Unintelligent Design

Intelligent DesignIntelligent design is part of creationism which is a counter argument to evolution. Its belief is that we were designed and created by a god-like being in our present form including all plants and animals and states that species cannot become other species.  Many feel that this different opinion should be taught in schools so that students hear both sides of the argument. Currently it shouldn’t because right now it’s more like “Unintelligent Design” since it has no concrete facts for it and many facts against it.

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Middle Class vs Corporate Greed

Wage GapCorporate greed has been killing the middle class for decades. Executives have been rewarding themselves with yearly million dollar plus bonuses while the true workers usually don’t see anything. Corporations have the desire to maximize their profits which they tend to pass on as a cost to their employees by reducing or simply eliminating benefits. Sometimes companies will move their operations overseas and pay pennies per hour to foreign workers just to squeeze out every dollar.

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Chemtrails – Just Plane Wrong

ChemtrailsChemtrails are unknown chemicals being sprayed by airplanes high up in the atmosphere that resemble contrails but usually take longer to dissipate. Theories as to what the chemicals are used for range from weather control to human mind manipulation. What the true purpose may be no one will know, simply because of the fact they are just contrails from planes, and some stick around for a while.

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Marijuana – Casualty of a Failed War

MarijuanaThe war on drugs started with saying that marijuana is a gateway drug leading to the use of more dangerous ones. It’s popular recreational use over other drugs hasn’t helped it’s reputation either. However, by targeting the substance, are we ignoring the possible benefits we can gain from using it medically? Recreational use shouldn’t be overlooked because we allow other more dangerous substances like alcohol and cigarettes.

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Global Climate Change – The Human Legacy

CO2 LevelsGlobal climate change is one of the most highly debated topics in recent times. Both sides make arguments to counter whether or not humans are the cause of Earth’s changes. Humans have previously caused changes to environments on the Earth like building dams, destroying forests, and over fishing areas. These changes are usually localized and don’t affect people globally.

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