As Neil Postman argued, television has helped turn presidential elections into forms of entertainment.
"By this system the people shake off their state of dependence just long enough to select their master, and then relapse into it again."
People reveal a lot about their biases by where they choose to go if Trump wins.
"How can any Man judge, unless his Mind has been opened and enlarged by Reading?" - John Adams
More and more people are opting out of civic engagement. It's a big mistake.
The group wants a teacher fired now, maybe it should change its focus.
Here's what's behind the apparent disparity...
Saul Bellow (1915-2005) won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976.
All education has a purpose, some purposes are worse than others, though.
That says a lot about the culture clash.
That’s what Bloomberg is reporting.
The presidential candidates are us. Are they corrupt, greedy and base? We are too.
Mitt Romney on Trump: 2016 vs. 2012
...And we wonder why there's so much unrest and discontent in the U.S.
And it doesn't have to
He warns that the drive for equality ultimately will tear people apart.
“This is some real Hollywood bullsh–“
It’s a popular narrative, but history doesn’t support it.
Severed from its traditional meaning, eventually the aim for equality could actually tear society apart.
It very well may be Trump vs. Hillary come November.
It’s something to seriously consider as we head into the general election this November.
“Today is your day!”
It’s tough to have both as the University of Minnesota seems to be experiencing.
It's not income, education, or age...
The Supreme Court wasn’t always the political power house that we know it today.
President Camacho, here we come!
A wall has a purpose which ultimately strikes at the heart of our modern, cultural orthodoxies.
As we continue on the elusive quest for an ideal 45th president, perhaps we would benefit from examining the first: George Washington.