Early in the morning on June 12, a gunman opened fire in an Orlando nightclub. The incident immediately became the new largest mass shooting in American history. On June 13, a 13-year-old boy from Cumberland, Indiana was charged with murder for the May 27 shooting of 9-year-old, Anthony Harmon, Jr. The catastrophic news from this suburban Indianapolis neighborhood seemed to be demoted by the day prior’s global sized drama. At least it seemed that way for most. The fact is that these are a couple of exhibits of undeniable proof of an intolerable cultural scourge that no American should tolerate. Most Americans defend ...

It has been stated many times in the last few months that the American electorate is angry. Eight years ago we elected Barack Obama and his platform of “change we can believe in.” Now it seems that large numbers of voters are casting ballots on platforms of “change that is completely unbelievable, if not certifiably crazy.” The standard reason given by political experts for the unpredictable voting pattern this year is simply that voters are angry. There is certainly plenty of documentation of the anger, but virtually no data on the specific reasons for it. So, what is making us mad? I did ...