Here’s something to watch out for. When a writer or speaker resorts to gross exaggeration, it probably means factual efforts aren’t enough to convince people because he or she doesn’t have much of an argument. In this way New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, political ethicist Richard Painter and retired Army Colonel Lawrence Wilson recently discredited themselves.
Tag – freedom of religion
Summer jobs provide many high school and college students their first step toward independence and financial responsibility. These young adults can now meet some of their own needs instead of always looking to Mom and Dad. But Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is using a political litmus test that can rob youth from this growing up experience.
What a scoop! A Buzzfeed writer, who we’ll call Captain Obvious, has exposed the pastor of an evangelical church as holding the Biblical view on homosexuality. What’s next, an expose that Bernie Sanders is a Socialist? It so happens that HGTV personalities Chip and Joanna Gaines, who have never publicly commented on the issue, attend Antioch Community Church. The network has issued a statement affirming its commitment to the LGBT community and has also congratulated the Gaines couple on the success of their series, “Fixer Upper.”