Category Defining the Terms
What makes a hero? A few years ago, I had the incredible privilege to intern for a member of Congress in their Washington, D.C. office. During my time there, I assisted with research into Medal of Honor recipients. As I read the stories of these heroes and their bravery, I could not believe some of […]
What is transgender? Just this week, the Trump Administration has announced a reversal of a policy that allowed transgender people to serve in the military. The term “transgender” has appeared more often in recent years causing government, businesses, and individuals to have to figure out what it means and how to react to it. In […]
America is different. Our country pioneered the concept of freedom and liberty. Our Founding Fathers wanted to set up a government that was unique. Other countries had authoritarian rulers such as kings, queens, or emperors that told their citizens what to do and when to do it. There were strict social classes that were nearly impossible […]
Recently, I was looking back to my senior year in high school when I had the opportunity to play the role of Charlie Brown in our Senior Play, A Charlie Brown Christmas. The moral of that story rings more true every year. Christmas is becoming more and more commercialized, and the true meaning of Christmas […]
Tolerance is the buzzword of today’s society. Everyone must tolerate everyone else’s beliefs whatever they may be. Tolerance is often linked with freedom. Citizens have the freedom to believe what they want, and therefore we are obligated to tolerate that belief. That seems to be the message preached by the media and leaders in all […]
Freedom is a buzzword for many Americans. It is the principle upon which our country was founded. It is what brave men and women have fought and died for, but what does freedom mean? What is freedom?