On love

by Ellis Washington -- Note:: This article is based in part on excerpts from "Great Books of the Western World," Vol. 3, Chp. 50 – "Love" and Vol. 4 – "Homer: The more…

Rejecting tyranny is 'obedience to God'

by Ellis Washington -- (Editor's Note: This column is based in part on excerpts from "Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 3: The Great Ideas – A Syntopicon.") Again, where the more…

On courage

by Ellis Washington -- Note: This column is based on an excerpt from "Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 2: The Great Ideas—A Syntopicon," Vol. 1, Chapter 13: "Courage," Mortimer J. more…

Adam Smith and 'free' education

by Ellis Washington -- Note: This column is based on an excerpt from "Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 1: The Great Conversation – The Substance of a Liberal Education" by more…

Hagel's military deconstruction

by Ellis Washington -- "We have departed from the maxim of 'peace through strength' to a belief in 'appeasement through weakness.'" ~ Lt. Col. Allen West Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has announce more…

The death of work

by Ellis Washington -- Socrates (470-399 B.C.) was a famous Greek philosopher from Athens who taught Plato, and Plato taught Aristotle, and Aristotle taught Alexander the Great. Socrates used a simple but more…

DOD's war against conservative ideas

by Ellis Washington -- "Sunlight is the best disinfectant." ~Justice Louis Brandeis In August 2013, Judicial Watch, a non-partisan judicial and government watchdog organization, announced in a press release that it has more…

Reagan predicted Obama 50 years ago

by Ellis Washington -- "Back in 1936, Mr. Democrat himself, Al Smith [who ran against FDR in 1932], the great American, came before the American people and charged that the leadership of more…