Considering the goal of politics to be the search for common ground that promotes the common good, there are enormous disagreements as to the substance of that common ground.
This is the first presidential election I get to vote in. Which is a pretty cool opportunity and duty that Americans carry. But despite my ignorance, there is one thing I have been good at this election season: mudslinging.
As the Presidential election is in the spotlight across the United States, we find ourselves in more and more discussions about the candidates we like and the issues that are important to us. As a student in Iowa just days before the caucuses, exposure to presidential campaigns seems impossible to avoid.
Gun control is about guns. However, gun politics aren't actually about guns, at all.
Considering religious freedom within the context of politics is important because of its implications on individuals, organizations, and society overall.
Does politics have anything to do with faith? Why should a Christian vote? How voting put in the proper perspective, and done with good intent, can be a God-glorifying, community-serving activity.