There is a disease that is running rampant in our country. This disease is hypocrisy. Hypocrisy is present in almost every conversation and even communities. From conversations about political issues and sports to religious communities. It is time we learn about this disease to help find a cure.
Winston Churchill once said, “Where there is great power there is great responsibility.” When it comes to voting, voters have great power. Therefore, there needs to be great responsibility when casting one’s ballot.
In North Dakota, there are protesters standing against a corporation and the government who wish to build a pipeline. According to the protesters, the pipeline is a threat to clean water and sacred areas for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. On the other side of the debate, the corporation and the government claim the pipeline is needed to help bring oil to millions. Who is right and who is wrong?