The Rise of the American Police State

For anyone still thinking that the United States is not a police state, consider the case of the van attack in Toronto on Monday afternoon. Ten Canadians died during the rampage in which 25-year-old Alek Minassian allegedly jumped the curb and plowed a rented van through a pedestrian mall. Toronto police took him into custody … Continue reading The Rise of the American Police State

Sacks and Stones

In response to the dramatic number of school shootings across the United States, districts around the country are taking drastic measures to keep students safe. Following the last significant school massacre in Parkland, Florida, teachers and administrators are enacting knee-jerk policies that do little more than pay lip service to frightened parents and pupils. Most … Continue reading Sacks and Stones

200 Minds Held Hostage at Pennridge High

On Saturday, 200 brave, patriotic, dedicated, and focused leaders of tomorrow sat in detention at Pennridge High School in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Northeast of Philadelphia, Bucks County is home to some of the highest rated school districts and communities to live in the nation and a perennial republican stronghold. The county’s politics could be one … Continue reading 200 Minds Held Hostage at Pennridge High