Tag Archive: US

So Many MS Treatment Options

I didn’t really follow the massive MS community on twitter for a long time. I was fine and I really didn’t want any misplaced advice. But since I have started following a lot… Continue reading

Trump’s Gas Price Problem

This could get a bit complicated. So please just hang with me on this. 1. Trump cut emission standards on American produced cars. America still dominates the car industry. As it’s largest fulfilled… Continue reading

Hey, You’re a Liberal and That’s Ok, Idiot

For the last two decades there has been a very concerted push in the US to denigrate liberals. The push goes back longer than that, but in the last two decades it’s been… Continue reading

Individualism vs Collectivism

Maybe only my fellow dual citizens will really understand this.  It’s one of those things where you have to have spent a considerable amount of time in both the US and another western… Continue reading

The US’s Wall Problem

The problem with US immigration is actually pretty simple.  Nobody knows what the goal is.  Nobody knows what the goal is supposed to be.  Nobody knows how to get to this arbitrary standard… Continue reading

A middle class is gun control

Yesterday I explored the efficacy of gun control laws in preventing gun related homicides.  I used statistics from 15 metropolitan statistical areas throughout the US to suggest that strict gun regulation does not… Continue reading

The economic conditions of failing gun control

For the 2006 – 2007 period covered by the US Census Bureau, New York City metropolitan area had 1212 gun related homicides while the Dallas area had 538.  Despite having very different gun… Continue reading

Gun control and America’s resistance to change

I was having a nice social media conversation with somebody considerably smarter than me, though measurably less American, about American resistance to change particularly where gun control is concerned.  It can be a… Continue reading

When do guns break us?

The White House has said that today isn’t the day to talk about gun control.  It’s a policy issue.  That’s what they said.  And we can have policy discussions whenever we want.  Now’s… Continue reading

We’re late for our conversation on gun control

Canada and the U.S. have been simultaneously thrown into a debate on gun control thanks to recent events and the violence of 2012 as a whole.  Unfortunately, with much more pressing matters –… Continue reading