Since his highly controversial exchange with Ben Affleck and Nicholas Kristof on October 3rd, Bill Maher has insisted that he's simply stating the unpleasant facts about the Muslim world. But there are two particularly noxious myths that need to be debunked.
Feelings of disappointment welled up within me as I shook my head in disagreement over the South Carolina Family Court's decision of ruling in favor of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978. Who was I to disagree with a judge, a law and the Cherokee Nation?
Some may say we can't or shouldn't micromanage children's behavior -- we should just let the kids work it out. But working it out never happens in a power vacuum. The child who has more social power always "works it out" to their advantage.