Tag Archives: United States

Flaws Within Individualism

Sumner was a social Darwinist; Kanye West reinvents hip hop with just about everything he does; Ayn Rand is wrong. Continue reading

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American Sports vs. American Politics

  LeBron James. Michael Phelps. Carson Palmer. Aside from super stardom, all of these athletes have one thing in common. Despite their extreme talent, at one point in their careers, they have been a part of a sub-par team, even … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Freedom

Freedom- (Noun) The power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint. Freedom has many different meanings to different people. Some teenagers may think that freedom is moving out of their parents house or … Continue reading

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John Oliver on Elected Judges

We discussed the extremely funny John Oliver in class for a little bit this past week, and coincidentally he did a segment recently covering the elections of state and local level judges. He explains that many states allow their entire electorate to vote for judges … Continue reading

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Dred Scott v Sanford

Dred Scott The Dred Scott v. Sanford Decision  As we all know, during the creation of our nation’s government, the Founding Fathers did very little to end slavery.   In fact, during this country’s conception, the future of slavery flourished because … Continue reading

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