A symposium starring Aristotle and Ayn Rand

by Ellis Washington -- Socrates (470-399 B.C.) – a renowned Greek philosopher from Athens who taught Plato, and Plato taught Aristotle and Aristotle taught Alexander the Great. Socrates used a method of more…

Kagan blows fundamental judicial question

by Ellis Washington -- A free people [claim] their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift of their chief magistrate. ~ Thomas Jefferson The Senate Judiciary more…

Courage vs. cowardice, Part 2

by Ellis Washington -- Prologue America in the 1770s witnessed a revolutionary atmosphere of fear and loathing as the colonists dared to break away from the mighty British Empire. Benjamin Franklin famously more…

Courage vs. cowardice

by Ellis Washington -- The great British statesman Sir Edmund Burke remarked: "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." During these perilous times more…

Simplistic David Souter

by Ellis Washington -- Justice Souter actually provided a primer on how not to be a judge. He made up a Constitution that never was to justify a kind of judicial power more…

The Liberal-Fascist Axis, Part 2

by Ellis Washington -- The left supported Hitler not because he deceived them. They knew Hitler would kill. He said he would. In fact, it was why they supported him. ~ Latvian more…

Israel was too easy on flotilla

by Ellis Washington -- Weakness invites aggression. Any sign of weakness emboldens an aggressor. ~ Jeff Kuhner, radio host I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an more…

The Liberal-Fascist Axis

by Ellis Washington -- George Bernard Shaw (circa 1925) Shaw idolized Stalin, Hitler and Mussolini as the world's great "progressive" leaders because they "did things," unlike the leaders of those "putrefying corpses" more…

Natural Law or nihilism?

by Ellis Washington -- Natural law is a [human] participation in the eternal law. ~ St. Thomas Aquinas Never let a serious crisis to go to waste. ~ Rahm Emanuel (Progressive tactic) more…

Ed Meese vs. Elena Kagan

by Ellis Washington -- First and foremost, any nominee to a lifetime appointment to the United States Supreme Court must demonstrate a thorough fidelity to apply the Constitution as it was written, more…