Feminism seems to be the hottest, hippest trend amongst millennials these days. Everyone I associate with is a feminist, and everyone they idolize is a feminist, too.
The United States announced on July 14th that it has reached a landmark deal in negotiations with Iran regarding their pursuit of nuclear facilities. Conservatives predictably denounced this deal immediately and vociferously, saying things like “the terrorist regime Iran will get its nukes,” “Now we won’t get blown away by Iran’s nukes today. It will just be next week,” and all sorts of other hysteria.
A topic that I don’t usually discuss much in a public forum, or with many acquaintances, is religion.
It has been an expensive few weeks for Mississippi Power (MP). (more…)
Over the past few weeks two specific issues have dominated the public discourse: the confederate flag and gay marriage. Predictably, Christian conservatives instantly expressed their outrage to the gay marriage ruling. Meanwhile the confederate flag continued to embody the fact that symbolism is a complex and emotional issue which has consistently divided my fellow southerners.
Sense of entitlement (noun)- A belief that one is inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment.
As I’m sure anyone who doesn’t live under a rock has heard by now, the Supreme Court ruled last week that same sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states.
It’s SCOTUS opinion season, and most of the country is currently discussing the Court’s decision requiring States to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. And while there are some arguments to be had with Justice Kennedy’s majority opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, the greater violation of Constitutional principle was seen in Chief Justice Roberts’s King v. Burwell opinion.
By Holland Dobbs
Special Contributor to BAMSouth.com
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