The Electoral College is a Disaster and Should Be Thrown into the Dustbin of History

If it wasn’t clear before the 2016 Presidential Election, it’s painstakingly clear now; the electoral college is a useless relic of the slave era that should’ve been abolished decades ago. It’s worse than useless actually. In the last 20 years, the electoral college has gone from being functionally irrelevant, to blatantly anti-democratic; in two cases hefting […]

Time to Rethink the Drone War

In light of the 17 civilians killed by a recent drone strike in Afghanistan, as Americans, we must come to grips with an uncomfortable truth. American intervention in the Middle East over the last 7 years has not achieved the stated aims of stemming terrorism. To the contrary. Our low regard for civilian deaths has […]