Minimums and Maximums

Don’t worry. I’m not talking about minimum and maximum sentencings in criminal proceedings – a topic virtually guaranteed to provoke unpleasant arguments over the dinner table. This should provoke some…

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The Sins of Meghan’s Father

Meghan McCain, the daughter of former Senator John McCain, was all over my newsfeeds last week due to her tearing up on The View over anti-Semitism and her major disagreement…

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Taking Our Jobs? At Least Someone Is

It’s not a well-known fact, but in the United States and — to a certain extent — Canada, getting crops from field to fork and products from factory to shelf…

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Sorry, You’ll Have to Find Your Own Identity — Canada and the U.S. Don’t Provide It

There are many folks on both the right and left, specifically those who identify with (or are sympathetic to) populist movements, that want to make a strong claim on what…

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Fixing a Law Is Not Attacking Its Aim

In Ontario, animal rights legislation is enforced by an organization called the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals — A private organization, not subject to all the…

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Rise Up, All Who Are Oppressed!

When President Donald Trump announced that he would pull American troops out of Syria, Rand Paul, republican senator from Kentucky, applauded the news with typical non-interventionist talking points. “It should…

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Shut It Down

The Wall! We all know and love… well, most of us hate it, but some people love it. Thusly, the reasons for the drama and government shutdown in the United…

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Reason vs. Aesthetics

YouTuber, political commentator, and once academic philosopher Natalie Wynn says in one of her videos: “The 21st century is an aesthetic century. In history, there are ages of reason and…

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