Is True Popularity the Way to Elect A President?

I didn’t want to start this article with the words “electoral college” lest you immediately start snoring, run screaming back into some other more gratifying pursuit, But there is some serious controversy here. Who are these elusive anonymous electors, and what are they doing meddling with our votes? Do they protect the states or are…

Saving Daylight?

  The pain of losing an hour, only to gain it back later in the year might be worth it if we thought we were being more energy efficient. Modern governments like to use that idea as the support behind continuing this practice. [1]  But where did that idea come from and is there really…

Parent Like a Boss

The unification of sperm and egg may or may not be anyone else’s business, but once that cute little bundle of flesh makes its appearance outside the womb everyone has an opinion about what should be done with it. There are disagreements on everything from the style of a child’s clothes, to the point at…

Bullying

  Everyone has known or been a bully. They are a school stereotype right alongside the nerd and the jock. It is an accepted role to assume, and to some a necessary relationship to endure. In modern times schools have begun to declare war on this character, encouraging their student body to see this role…

Homelessness Today

We all have had some kind of encounter with the homeless. Maybe your experience was similar to my early experience with them. I grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We didn’t see the homeless on street corners or benches. If we wanted to see the homeless we went on a field trip, or an excursion. It…