Category Archive: Education

The More Things Change … the more they stay the same

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I was circling back on a few articles that I had filed away in my personal news archive, I use a product called Pocket, it is a great service. I recommend them. I… Continue reading

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Self-Interests of the State (Part Two)

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A continuation of the first part of the discussion about the self-interests of the state. Focus in this part is around the idea that the state knows better than the people that elected… Continue reading

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Self-Interests of the State (Part One)

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In an effort to reach more of an expanded audience, Civics Reaffirmed is introducing podcasting to the line up. This episode deals with the self-interests of the State and how Washington D.C. presents… Continue reading

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Give Me Security or Give Me Death

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Human history is full of stories of people making remarkable choices that have altered the future course. In the realm of public affairs, the most basic choice – if you distill it down… Continue reading

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Against All Enemies Foreign & Domestic

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The recent discovery of the President’s push to provide a legal framework to further utilize UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) in the War on Terror made me stop and think. Once stopped I started… Continue reading

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State of {Dis}-Union

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Tonight we all have the privilege to see a facet of the Constitution that, in recent times, has merely served as a campaign speech. Article II, Section 3 of the United States Constitution states… Continue reading

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Virtues of Charity – Vices of Entitlement

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JUM6C67H88G4 The pursuit of moral perfection, excellence more less, is generally consider an act of virtue.  Naturally the diametric is a vice, or a vicious act.  The philosophical study of virtue, along with the… Continue reading

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Time Dependency of the 2nd Amendment?

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For the last month, our national dialogue has been dominated by emotionally charged discussions on firearms. As with any tragedy, we should ask why – and while our problem solving process is overflowing… Continue reading

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Scientific Objectivity, Moral Depravity, & The Fiscal Cliff Farce

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I have memories of purely academic economic courses where the study surrounded governing policies to understand the “market forces”, “the invisible hand” argument of Adam Smith, and yes even the “downward spiral” of… Continue reading

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The Post-Industrial America

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The epoch election of my generation has passed.  I would be dishonest not to mention my overall disappointment with America’s electorate.  I very rarely become emotionally attached to one single event outside the life… Continue reading

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Operation Prevent The Vote !!!

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A broad brush pass over the news today would leave most cross-eyed and confused based on the numerous polls about who is in the lead where and in what small sect of the… Continue reading

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Libya – American Foreign Policy Failure

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Yesterday’s riots and assault on the Libyan embassy are the sharpest illustration (to date) of the current administrations “lead” from behind strategy in play.  No formal foreign policy expertise (other than an attention span) is needed… Continue reading

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The Labor Market and Teacher’s Unions

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Last Friday the economic situation is becoming more enlightening. The spin is not spinning very far. The numbers and the situation for millions American are shining the light on reality – the economic… Continue reading

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Race To The Regular: Education In America

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What defines America? What makes her great? The buildings? The landscape? The weather? Certainly all of the above contribute to the magnificence of America. But above all – the greatest singular aspect that… Continue reading

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