Yes, I Can Love My Country and Be Ashamed of It

As many Americans, I have struggled with trying to find a sense of meaning in what happened on Election Day this week. And while I still have no answer at all that could possibly begin to explain what I feel is a certain madness from my fellow citizens, I do…

What You Need to Know About the U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education came up last night during┬áthe GOP’s debate. As usual, there were promises of abolishing this department along with others, but these promises are indicative of how little the GOP candidates and their fans know about what the Department actually does or what its purpose is….