Proud to be an American?

A few days ago, I started writing a post for the 4th of July. Upon completing a first draft, I asked my wife (who is sweet enough to read my work before I publish it), for her opinion. After reading through it, she looked at me with a frown. “It’s good,” she explained, “but I …

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A Bright Spot in Louisiana: Privatizing Education

Amidst the doom and gloom of the most recent economic meltdown, combined with the abysmal unemployment numbers, and topped with Bloomberg’s idiotic plan to prohibit the sale of sugary sodas larger than 16 ounces (I hope and plan to write about all these in the near future), there remain a few bright spots on the …

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A Legal Adult

So, I was posting the essay I wrote a month ago on my blog, and just sorta poking around, as I have not spent much time on my blog lately. As I was browsing, I realized that the lil’ green text under “The Right Perspective” is no longer accurate, since I am now eighteen years …

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The Importance of Free Speech in Academia

An essay I wrote for a contest a month ago… The right to free speech is almost universally accepted as a basic, essential right of man. From the ancient Greek philosophy that the right to free speech is critical to a free society, to today’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognizing freedom of expression as …

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Healthcare

Loyal readers/fans, First of all, I want to apologize for such a long period of inactivity. Well, you all know how it is, I’m sure. You mean to write, but keep on putting it off and putting it off, until next thing you know, months have gone by since your last post. Well, that’s life. …

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