Tag: donald trump

Show me a man who can laugh at himself... please!

A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon this quote on Facebook, which has stuck with me for many a minute: It’s a great debate not only in the world of politics, but that of self-respect: Should we be able to laugh at ourselves? Throughout the ages, man has always taken himself far too seriously. No... Read more »

Fake News, Past and Future: Trump, Nixon, and The Atomic Bomb (Episode #27 of MY PODCAST)

Fake News, Past and Future: Trump, Nixon, and The Atomic Bomb (Episode #27 of MY PODCAST)
The newest episode of The Objectivist and The Vegan Podcast is on the air! In this episode, Jack (The Vegan) and Steven (The Objectivist) discuss the past, present, and future of Fake News, including its predecessors (including The National Enquirer), present advocates (Donald Trump), and future consequences. We also debate a very heated topic since... Read more »

Judging Milo Yiannopoulos, ft. Ayn Rand (Episode #24 of MY PODCAST)

Judging Milo Yiannopoulos, ft. Ayn Rand (Episode #24 of MY PODCAST)
The newest episode of The Objectivist and The Vegan Podcast is on the air! In this episode, Jack (The Vegan)and Steven (The Objectivist) reassess the Objectivist view of moral judgment and apply it to the recent rise and thunderous downfall of conservative spark-plug Milo Yiannopoulos. Also: Jack hates on Perez Hilton, Steven admits to being... Read more »
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"The people of the United States are unaware of the choice we face": A letter from Obama on Trump's Inauguration Day

"The people of the United States are unaware of the choice we face": A letter from Obama on Trump's Inauguration Day
Barack Obama, President of The United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington D.C. 20500 Donald, As I leave this office, I am filled with conflicting emotion. When I first sat in this desk eight years ago, I was considered an underdog, an untouchable. More than 150 years after the end of The Civil War,... Read more »

Steven picks the Top 5 Songs that should be sung at Donald Trump's Inauguration!

Steven picks the Top 5 Songs that should be sung at Donald Trump's Inauguration!
As performers announce they’re performing at Toddler-in-Chief Donald Trump’s Inauguration on Friday (and, for the most part, subsequently pull out), the following question rears its ugly head: What songs can you possibly sing that will epitomize who Donald Trump really is? There are billions of songs that have been written in a plethora of genres,... Read more »

Three Haiku that describe my view of the world (at the moment, that is...)

Three Haiku that describe my view of the world (at the moment, that is...)
i: Kids, Kids, Everywhere Babies running in my pathway Thank god for condoms. ii.  The President is a Bright orange orangutan.   Pass me the vodka. iii. Through babies and Trump One thing remains a constant: All hail Ms. Meryl Streep! If you like what I do and wish to support my endeavors, I implore... Read more »
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Ayn Rand's Homophobia and Donald Trump's Golden Showers! (Episode 18 of MY PODCAST)

Ayn Rand's Homophobia and Donald Trump's Golden Showers! (Episode 18 of MY PODCAST)
The newest episode of The Objectivist and The Vegan Podcast is on the air! In this episode, Jack (The Vegan)and Steven (The Objectivist) welcome the new year by discussing questions asked by three fans of the show involving Ayn Rand’s alleged homophobia, her theory of art, Donald Trump’s Golden Showers, and Jack finally answers the... Read more »

Monica Crowley's plagiarism scandals and the importance of intellectual honesty

Monica Crowley's plagiarism scandals and the importance of intellectual honesty
“A beast is always going to enjoy the feast in a land full of sheeps and wolves doing the hard work the least.” ― Anuj Somany I remember, in vivid colors, the impression of seriousness my teachers imparted on me regarding plagiarism. From an early age, I was taught that to steal, whether it be... Read more »

How Meryl Streep helped me become a blogger

How Meryl Streep helped me become a blogger
“As my friend the dear, departed Princess Leia said to me once, ‘Take your broken heart, make it into art.'” Those word of Meryl Streep, quoting Carrie Fisher, have echoed in the recesses of my mind since they were uttered last night at the Golden Globe Awards. Streep received the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement... Read more »
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How singing at a Hispanic church this Christmas taught me not to fear Donald Trump

How singing at a Hispanic church this Christmas taught me not to fear Donald Trump
“Gloria in Excelsis Deo, et in terra pax hominibus” (“Glory to God in the Highest, and on Earth peace to people of good will”) Those words echoed through the vast open air of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Aurora, IL. My voice was suspended in the air as if carried aloft by angels, the world melting... Read more »