How Politics Divide Us, Part 3: Bundled Belief Systems

We continue with our diametrically opposed duo, Jake and Mary.  The first semester at XYZ University is picking up and both students are settling into their respective places.  They found the dorms lacking and opted for small apartment units near the school. Utilities have been included with their rents except for cable and internet.  They … Continue reading “How Politics Divide Us, Part 3: Bundled Belief Systems”

How Politics Divide Us, Part 2: Broken Promises, The Warfare State

  I remember listening to this song back in 2007.  This was a response to the Bush administration’s horrendous failure in Iraq.   There’s one line that defines the essence of modern warfare, “when the rich wage war it’s the poor who die”.  His successor promised a less trigger happy administration yet as we know, … Continue reading “How Politics Divide Us, Part 2: Broken Promises, The Warfare State”

How Politics Divide Us, Part 1

I’m not the most eloquent person getting my thoughts from my brain to text.  I can’t move a crowd with rousing speeches, not even close.  Despite this, I must get this message out there by all means necessary.  This is just the beginning in a long list of topics that I need to address but … Continue reading “How Politics Divide Us, Part 1”