English

 
 
 

Being told you're wrong

My AP English teacher once told me that I would get beaten up at least once in college for telling people I was a Republican. She made the comment in the middle of class, laughing as she said it.

 

The Danger of Political Labels

I recently had a conversation with an Australian student in which neither of us knew what the other was saying. We were both speaking English, but it was probably the most unproductive conversation you can imagine.

 

U.S. Foreign Policy Should Reflect the Compassion of the American People

It is of course necessary for the U.S. Government, like any government, to do what it can to protect its own interests.

 

Twitter and Political Beef Over Embassy Attacks

Don’t you love how we’ve advanced as a people? 160 characters are able to shake the bones and communicate effectively to this extremely world. At any given moment one is able to know what a political official is thinking, something unlike we’ve ever imagined.

 

THE COMING GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS

I don’t know if the rest of y’all have been watching commodities prices lately, but I have, and what I’m seeing is starting to really scare me. A lot.

 

Immigration Policy: Obama Ends Deportation of Young Hispanics

Back in 2010, Obama introduced to Congress an answer to the problem of young Hispanics that were brought to the United States illegally as young children by their parents.

 

War On English–By the Mexicans

I am one of the unemployed persons in this economy. It is hard as hell to find a job, first and foremost, and I have been doing since the end of the school semester. I’ve had two interviews and few prospects but nothing has been landed.

 

"Mom, I got!" How to avoid becoming a victim of fraud?

three o'clock in the morning. Wake up on the growing roar of turbines - so I have a signal the arrival of SMSes. "Mom, I got!