How much do you really know about my life… or anybody else’s?

In the earliest weeks of the Trump presidency, actress Lena Dunham appeared on a February 2017 episode of The View. While alluding to her American citizenship and white privilege and class privilege, Dunham expressed she was more worried about how immigrants and transgender people would fare under the Trump/Pence administration…

Robert Paarlberg blends pragmatic solutions with status quo apologism in rather dubious ways

Full disclosure: I’m passionate about sustainable agriculture, as reflected in my proposed blueprint for priorities as part of the upcoming 2023 U.S. Farm Bill. So obviously I went into reading this book harboring many biases. And I fully admit I’ve retained most of those biases.

I had hoped Robert Paarlberg’s…

With all that’s going on in the world, rebooting this seven-season wonder might be a breath of fresh air!

For the past few years, daytime talk has taken a wrong turn. A smattering of talk show hosts seem to be tone-deaf when trying to relate to the American public.

I don’t want to dwell too much on the specific daytime hosts whom I personally view as toxic. Instead, I…

But I will, on the other hand, make sure I celebrate it with mindfulness and intellectual scrutiny

Millions of Americans look forward to Thanksgiving, each year. People love the food. They love the alcohol. They love the parades and sports telecasts. They love the familial togetherness.

There is also a delegation of Americans who refuse to celebrate the holiday. …

If there’s such a thing as “pandemic privilege,” then I’m one of its top recipients.

When COVID-19 began ravaging the world in early-2020, I didn’t know what to expect. As the United States — along with most other countries — shut down beginning in March 2020, a conga line of fierce what-ifs danced through my brain.

What will happen to our economy?

How bad will…

While not my ideal solution, this one is simple yet progressive (eight brackets) in a way that most tax policy proposals aren’t

Every election cycle, the same debates pop up ad nauseum about how we should reform the U.S. tax system. How do we make it more efficient? Which loopholes should we close in order to bring in more federal revenue? Shouldn’t we make our tax system simpler, overall?

The problem with…

We know what the Right is trying to do, and we know how the Left wants to react. Let’s nip it all in the bud!

For anyone living under a rock, Critical Race Theory (CRT) has become weaponized as this year’s political wedge issue du jour. Although formal CRT teachings are rarely part of K-12 curriculums, some of the ancillary concepts espoused by CRT supporters can still make their way into elementary, middle, and high…

The sci-fantasy serial centers strong women as warriors, comrades, and rogues…but that’s a good thing!

Having just wrapped its second season in August, Motherland: Fort Salem is a groundbreaking action-fantasy drama that airs on the Freeform network (formerly ABC Family). This supernatural alternate universe delves into the concepts of matriarchy and patriarchy in refreshing new ways.

Disclaimer: Spoilers ahead, for Seasons 1 and 2 of…

It shouldn’t be my burden to “tolerate” people when they’re wrong

In the Eighth Grade, I was a writer for our crappy little monthly middle school newspaper. I wrote a regular column entitled “Mystery Teacher” where I would privately interview one faculty member, and then I’d pen an article containing trivia that pertained to the Mystery Teacher’s identity. …

It’s about inane people who’ve convinced themselves they’re the most mature ones in the room

The notion of “political correctness” is complicated. Anybody who uses this term — including me — obviously has a rationale for their usage. But it has also become a very malleable and subjective term.

It’s getting to the point where “political correctness” is at risk of turning into an utterly…

Anthony Eichberger

Gay. Millennial. Pagan/Polytheist. Disabled. Rural-Born. Politically-Independent. Fashion-Challenged. Rational Egoist. Survivor. #AgriWarrior (Deal With It!)

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