Politics

4 Benefits of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a federal tax credit which is designed to transfer money to low-income and middle-income working individuals and families. To learn more about what the EITC is and if you qualify, then click here. The EITC is...

The Negative Effects of Raising the Minimum Wage

Like any public policy, raising the minimum wage has its pros and cons. I’ve already discussed the benefits associated with raising the minimum wage previously, but it’s only right if I also discuss many of the unintended consequences of this...

The Benefits of Raising the Minimum Wage

Raising the minimum wage may not be a perfect solution for all of the world’s ills, but it does have some potential benefits. Here are 6 of the top benefits associated with a moderate increase in the minimum wage: 1. Raising the minimum wage...

Reasons Why Marijuana Should Be Legal

The marijuana debate has been going on for quite some time now and slowly, but surely, states are making the right decision to legalize marijuana in some way or another. States have four options when it comes to marijuana: keep it illegal, legalize...

The Benefits of Universal Health Care

Is it acceptable for the government to require that each individual in a society pay a small fee in order to save the lives of sick children? If you answered yes to the question above, then congratulations you believe in some form of socialized...

What Would Jesus Do? Socialism.

 First, allow me to clarify that, technically, Jesus is a monarch because he is the “king of kings.” However, if we overlook this we would find that he is about as socialist as Marx himself. If Jesus had it his way he would more than likely...

Why a More Socialistic Society Is Superior

If you were born in the United States then you most likely depict socialism as a terrible society in which everyone lives in constant depression and oppression. I’m here to tell you that it is quite the opposite. What is socialism? There are many...

Putting the Euthanasia Debate to Death

Is euthanasia morally wrong? The act of euthanasia, or assisted suicide, is one of the most highly divided issues of our times, specifically when it comes to active euthanasia. Active euthanasia is when a patient instructs a doctor to perform an...

Buying Into the Idea of Organ Sales

Should the sale of organs be legal? The exchange of organs for money is one that has been considered both immoral and illegal in the United States. I believe it is a taboo that has gone on long enough and needs to be reformed for the sake of the...

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