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On the U.S. withdrawal from Syria

Stuart Lombard October 31, 2019

The term "endless wars" has been gaining in popularity. We are engaged in seemingly endless conflicts in the Middle East. We defeat Al Qaeda and ISIS rises.  We are making the same mistakes that were...

The state of our union is divided

February 6, 2018

On Tuesday, January 30th, President Trump gave his State of the Union Address. The president covered a range of topics from tax reform to health care to the unity of our government and our country. Overall,...

Cards Against Humanity saves America

Brady Johnson December 14, 2017

150,000 people, myself included, sent Cards Against Humanity (CAH) $15 so the card-game company can save America. The Chicago-based company promised to surprise their subscribers with six random gifts...

Light not White Flags

October 7, 2016

Preface: I am not black. I am a white person from the suburbs, so please take this article with a grain of salt. But I’d like to express my sorrow for the black American community. I’d like to write...

Texas school district passes wrong judgement

October 3, 2015

Ahmed Mohamed, a 14 year old aspiring engineer, was arrested earlier this month in Texas after bringing a homemade clock to school. His aim was to impress his teacher, but the teacher took it and saw it...

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