Deconstructing the Deconstruction- Postmodernism’s Effect on US Politics

Written by Eric Lough Postmodernism, as it reluctantly likes to be defined as, focuses on the deconstruction of “truths” while trying show the importance of knowledge in power relationships. The goal of the Postmodernists seek to deconstruct society’s labels. Michel Foucalt, 20th century philosopher, the father of postmodernism, emphasized personal identity over societal identity by

Explaining the Recent Massive Success and “Fork” of Bitcoin

Written by Eric Lough By now everyone has heard of bitcoin, But what is it really? An online currency isolated from any government or bank. A cyberpunk libertarian’s wet dream idea of a currency. Bitcoin has gained public attention as well official notoriety very early in it’s conception for being an anonymous currency used to

News from Down Under: The Global Effects of DPRK Threats

Written by Nora Campbell Recently, the DPRK has threatened the Pacific with nuclear arms, an action which could be extremely dangerous to Australia. No doubt, it was meant to seem this way, as we’ve also been accused of “blindly and zealously toeing the US line.” Since this, Australians have been wondering the same thing, is

Mad Dog, Sir, Please Don’t Send Me To World War III

General Mattis, Sir, It is with overwhelming respect that I urge you not to take the U.S. to war with North Korea preemptively. When I was a very young boy, I had always wanted to be a marine, that being said, I’d still join the corps in a heartbeat to defend my country from a

Online Human Trafficking and the Negligence of Nonchalance

Written by Lauren Delisle Reports on the kidnapping of instagram-famous Chloe Ayling indicate that the twenty-year-old aspiring model and mother of one was taken from an apartment in Milan where her agent Phil Green had set up a photoshoot for her. Within hours, Ayling was drugged and stuffed into a suitcase then brought to a

Please Keep Ignoring Wasserman Shultz and the DNC’s Corruption … You Racists

Written by Your Third Choice Follow on Twitter: @YourThirdChoice Debbie Wasserman Shultz, disgraced ex-chairwoman of the DNC and connoisseur of political corruption, is once again battling tidal waves of truth with political “us vs. them” rhetoric. A staffer working for Wasserman Shultz is being charged with fraudulent bank dealings and physical theft from House of Representatives members’

The Dumbest Laws in Each of the 50 States

In recent weeks, we’ve seen 5-year-olds fined for selling lemonade, pet sitters ticketed for watching cats without a permit, teens handcuffed for selling bottles of water to thirsty people, and efforts to criminalize screen time for kids. It got us thinking: how many silly, outrageous, and/or superfluous laws are there out there? Here are 50

Discrimination: It’s okay if Progressives do it?

The Sacramento Bee reports: “California is restricting publicly funded travel to four more states because of recent laws that leaders here view as discriminatory against gay and transgender people. All totaled, California now bans most state-funded travel to eight states. The new additions to California’s restricted travel list are Texas, Alabama, Kentucky and South Dakota.

‘Empathy’ is Becoming a Joke

Empathy is one of the trendiest words in the English language today. The Google Ngram below shows how the use of this word has surged in the modern vernacular. Many people would view this as a good thing because they see empathy—the ability to understand and share the feelings of others – as a great

Bipartisan Statism

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Written by Josiah McElroy This article and more can be found at www.josiahmcelroy.com As a country, we have made the same mistake we made eight years ago. We allowed cult of personality to trump reason. We have voted for platitudes over sound legislation. Rather than promoting bipartisan solutions, we have