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On the Importance of Critical Thinking & Reasoning Well

“I think, therefore I am,” – Rene Descarte Critical thinking is a rational cognitive process for arriving at dependable judgments and formative understanding. It provides intellectual tools for determining the reliability of information and sources while ascertaining the legitimacy of conclusions drawn from available data to support an argument or position. The ability to ask […]

The Culture of Violence: an American Love Affair

“Hell is empty And all the devils are here.” – Ariel, The Tempest, William Shakespeare Let’s talk about our love of violence, America. A decade after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, where a 20 year old man who had just murdered his mother then killed twenty children and six women, another […]

Supreme Injustice of the Federal Judiciary

“I ask no favor for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks.” – Ruth Bader Ginsberg The United States Supreme Court has made some terrible decisions over the course of our history as a nation. Most of those terrible decisions reaffirmed discriminatory and abusive practices […]

The Rise and the Fall of the Grand Old Party

“There is nothing I dread So much, as a Division of the Republick into two great Parties, each arranged under its Leader, and concerting Measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble Apprehension is to be dreaded as the greatest political Evil, under our Constitution.” – John Adams, writing to Jonathan Jackson, October […]


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