Orwell’s 1984 – A 2018 How-to Guide

The latest rounds of censorship on social media is very reminiscent of Big Brother, Newspeak, and Doublethink from George Orwell’s “1984.”* The actions by Facebook, Twitter, and Google coincide nicely with what’s happening across the pond in Europe and England, as the EU and national governments begin to dictate what is appropriate speech, and, using […]

Passing of a Hero or a Traitor?

Six-term Senator John McCain died on Saturday from brain cancer, according to his family. On Friday it was announced he was ending treatment. McCain, a Navy fighter pilot during the Vietnam War, was shot down and held as a POW. Many people take issue with McCain’s war hero status, saying his carelessness caused a fire […]

Scouts to Get Condoms at Jamboree

First it was gay and lesbian scouts and scoutmasters, then it was removing the gender “Boy” from their name, and now Scout officials are handing out condoms at 2018 World Jamboree. From their website, this is “one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations,” and now they are mandating that condoms […]