Expell the legislators who endorsed “Stop the Steal” Immidiately

Opinions on Debatable Issues #18 Those in the U.S. Congress who have endorsed Trump’s “Stop the Steal” agenda, leading to the storming of the Capitol on January 6, should be expelled immediately. Expulsion is the most serious form of disciplinary action that can be taken against a Member of Congress. Article I, Section 5, of the United StatesContinue reading “Expell the legislators who endorsed “Stop the Steal” Immidiately”

Should Adults Enjoy “Kid Stuff”?

Opinions on Debatable Issues #17 In the 21st century, fictional and heroic characters such as X-Men and Avengers are no longer exclusive for kids. Today, many adults are fervent fans of comic books, video games, and collective figures products that are used to be seen as childish and for kids only. This drastic change inContinue reading “Should Adults Enjoy “Kid Stuff”?”

New Year Resolutions are Ineffective. Find Yourself a Better Alternative.

Opinions on Debatable Issues #16 New Year’s Resolution creates a wrong mindset that sets people up for failure. The New Year signals a new start, just like the mindset we associate with Monday. We always tell ourselves, I will start to eat healthy on Monday, I will start working out on Monday, I will notContinue reading “New Year Resolutions are Ineffective. Find Yourself a Better Alternative.”

The Implications of the Nature of Party Coalition on Policymaking

In a heterogeneous society that respects individual rights, especially the right to express opinions freely, public opinions diversify and influence the formation of political groups, which represents people’s will, greatly. The Republican and Democratic Party of the US hold many opposing views. The gap has become increasingly broadened due to Party realignment and recent polarizationContinue reading “The Implications of the Nature of Party Coalition on Policymaking”

Governmental Regulations on Social Media: Necessary and Constitutional

Opinions on Debatable Issues #15 The debate over regulating social media becomes increasingly contentious due to the 2020 election and the COVID-19 crisis. Fake, misleading, and false information grow and spread like wildfire, bringing confusions and sentimental conflicts to American public. With immense power, social media has a considerable amount responsibility. Without checking and regulating,Continue reading “Governmental Regulations on Social Media: Necessary and Constitutional”

No-First-Use (NFU) of Nuclear Weapons is NECESSARY

Opinions on Debatable Issues #14 No-first-use (NFU) policy states that the US has to reserve nuclear weapons strictly to retaliate in the aftermath of a nuclear attack against its territory or military personnel. Currently, the US has the option of initiating a nuclear attack on other nations without a premise. The 2018 Nuclear Posture Review,Continue reading “No-First-Use (NFU) of Nuclear Weapons is NECESSARY”

Thanksgiving is WORTH Celebrating, Even in Light of Its Origin

Opinions on Debatable Issues #13 Professor Robert Jensen of the University of Texas at Austin previously said: “One indication of moral progress in the United States would be the replacement of Thanksgiving Day and its self-indulgent family feasting with a National Day of Atonement accompanied by a self-reflective collective fasting.” The debate over the legitimacyContinue reading “Thanksgiving is WORTH Celebrating, Even in Light of Its Origin”

The Entity that has the Greatest Influence on Public Policy

Among all the political groups, I think economic interest groups have the most impact on public policy. First, I chose interest groups instead of social movement organizations because there are more successful lobbying attempts than there are social movements. This is because of the US’s unique political structure that provides room for interest groups toContinue reading “The Entity that has the Greatest Influence on Public Policy”

Funding the Defenders: Not Enough to Curb the Abuse of Prosecutorial Power

Opinions on Debatable Issues #12 “You have the right to remain silent … You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you.” This is what you hear when being Mirandized. Coined and established in 1966, the Miranda warning is one of the steps that theContinue reading “Funding the Defenders: Not Enough to Curb the Abuse of Prosecutorial Power”

Reconciliation: Fight the Virus, Not the People!

Reconciliation Grocery Package Fundraiser Who Are We: Young people who want to do what we can to help people in our community to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. We are from different ethnic backgrounds, but we share the same purpose of achieving Reconciliation and Unity.   Our Cause: Let’s RECONCILE Asian Americans and White Americans. The virus has splitContinue reading “Reconciliation: Fight the Virus, Not the People!”