Saving Liberal Democracy from Terrorism and Itself: Restructuring to Better Serve and Protect its Citizens

Introduction: Understanding Liberal Democracy in the Present Day   Liberal democracy, as found primarily in modern western cultures, is a political form of government operating under elected representatives whose primary purpose is the exercise of the general will of its citizens while providing security, stability, and liberties to those whom it represents.[1]  In countries like…

When Do We Address #GunLaws?

I support any American’s decision to practice their right to bear arms based on the constitution as it is currently written. Go for it. I choose not to, but that is mainly because I’m klutzy and would likely cause more injury to myself than I would a potential attacker. I’m not a fan of guns,…

Politics

I watched the debate tonight, paying equal attention to the words of both candidates, doing my best to remain as open-minded and analytical as possible. However, I found myself very distracted. Not by the moderator or the audience, but rather by the constant play-by-play of my friends via Facebook. Literally, there was a new post…