By: Travis Naughton

“People say, ‘Why do you go through so much trouble to offend people?’ And I say, ‘It’s no trouble.’” – Comedian Ricky Gervais

I try to be a good boy. I really do. When I sit down to write, I honestly don’t go out of my way to offend people. Nevertheless, it seems that the old adage is true: You can’t make everyone happy. 

Since I resumed my career as a columnist in March, I have largely avoided writing about controversial topics. There have been a few occasions, however, when I felt so passionately about subjects that I felt compelled to write about them, at the risk of causing some readers to take exception with my views.

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