Category Archives: Essays

A SECOND AMENDMENT POP QUIZ

Courts have consistently held that each of the ten amendments in the Bill of Rights to the Constitution has limits. For example, discussing the First Amendment, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes stated: “You can’t shout ‘fire!’ in a crowded theater.” (Unless, … Continue reading

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DIVORCE: NORTH KOREAN STYLE

Last week, North Korea’s second-in-command, Jang Song Thaek faced a special military tribunal and was promptly executed. Immediately, pundits and political analysts began asking questions. Did this show a Kim Jong Un to be a weakened, fearful “Supreme Leader?” Or … Continue reading

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YOU HAVE TO START SOMEWHERE

About thirty percent of the five-thousand member American Studies Association just voted 2-1 to boycott Israeli universities in protest against Israeli human-rights abuses in their treatment of the Palestinian population. When asked to justify the boycott, American Studies Association President, … Continue reading

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GEORGIE PORGIE

This just in from Canon City, Colorado: Hunter Yelton, a six-year-old, has been suspended from school for sexual harassment because his kissed a girl at the school on the hand. This is the second time he’s been caught doing the … Continue reading

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Apartheid and Obamacare

When a politician has little or no affinity for a newsworthy issue or event yet attempts to draw analogy between what is inundating the media and his or her own agenda, you can bet that the reason is rank opportunism. … Continue reading

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