When I stumbled onto the video above about Hayward Demison III’s story of suffering a heart attack while playing a high-school football game- it reminded that I don’t have it so bad. Hayward had every excuse to quit, and even after he decided to take the risk and persevere, he had every excuse to not challenge himself.
Anything the president wants to get done has to go through the legislative branch, which is currently split almost right down the middle. This is a problem because it’s no longer conservative AND liberal, it’s conservative VS liberal. (To clarify: I’m not taking issue with our system, checks and balances are clearly necessary. I’m taking issue with the people running our system and their unwillingness to go across party lines.)
Ah – election season. A time where flimsy plastic signs fill the medians and political debates seem to be America’s favorite pastime. I normally try to avoid discussing these formal […]
It’s not a socially acceptable conversation starter to just walk up to any person you’ve barely ever seen before and say, “Hi! My name is _________. What’s your current position on our involvement in Afghanistan?”