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Federalism, State’s Rights (3 of 3)

I’ve come now to the place I’ve been working toward: we are still in a battle between federal and state’s power. Here’s a fact we have to live with: you will never get all of the people all of the time to agree on anything,…

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Federalism, State’s Rights (2 of 3)

The question has always been: Is this imbalance of the majority of power belonging to the states workable? Philosophically on paper it looks good, but pragmatically does it work? Sometimes a principle is too idealistic and therefore unworkable. Other times the principle is right, it’s…

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Federalism, State’s Rights (1 of 3)

I believe in Federalism as it was constituted in the Constitution of the United States of America ratified in 1789 and the Bill of Rights ratified in 1791. Simply put federalism is shared government, in our case between the individual states and the Union of…

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Freedom’s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II, a book review

  “Marx and Engels tried to make people understand that this capitalist system is not profitable for everyone, but only for those few at the top of the pyramid who enjoy immense riches. These riches are a result of exploitation and owning immense capital allows…

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Facebook Policy

“This ad is allowed to run on Facebook but, before it can run, we ask that they comply with our policy related to issues of national importance by authorizing and then including a ‘paid for’ by disclaimer on the ad,” Facebook said. I agree with…

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Nadler et al

There never was and never will be a totally rational society where little Dr. Spocks inhabit the planet. But if I accept this it doesn’t mean we go to the other extreme and declare there is only emotion to guide us, that other extreme we…

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Another Mascot Bites The Dust

Why are we allowing the tyranny of the few to dictate the lives of the many? It’s interesting that our system of government that was fashioned on protecting the minority from the tyranny of the majority has, beginning in the 20th Century and now into the…

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Thoughts on Notre Dame

I believe in reason. I’ve always believed in reason. I didn’t know this until in my twenties and I entered college studying philosophy. It’s why for my senior paper, a 75-page project by the way, I wrote on the three Sixteenth Century Continental rationalists, Spinoza,…

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Greece. Hope?

“Evangelia Koskina just received her first pay increase in six years, but she worries that it could be bad news for the café where she works. “Greece, like fellow euro member Spain, decided this year to sharply increase the minimum wage, despite the legacy of…

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Greenism

Greenish. Socialism. Is this where we are going? Why are we so foolish, I can’t help but wonder sometimes. We’re most foolish when we go down one lane of thought, listen to only one perspective, read only what satisfies our foolishness, and then think we…

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