Symposium: Should public school be mandatory?

by Ellis Washington -- Socrates (470-399 B.C.) was a famous Greek philosopher from Athens who taught Plato, and Plato taught Aristotle. Socrates used a method of teaching by asking questions. The Greeks more…

Are hate crime statutes constitutional?

by Ellis Washington -- Whether he wrote DOWN WITH BIG BROTHER, or whether he refrained from writing it, made no difference ... the essential crime that contained all others in itself. Thoughtcrime, more…

Why does the left so hate America?

by Ellis Washington -- Having been relieved of those uniquely American qualities – guilt and fear – he has nothing to worry about. ~ Dr. Yen Lo, of The Pavlov Institute (From more…

The 2-state solution against Israel

by Ellis Washington -- If Israel doesn't own the land explicitly and repeatedly decreed to them by God in the Torah, then no nation can ever claim better title to any land more…

Mike Nifong and the sin of ambition

by Ellis Washington -- The problem with guys like you is that you don't realize who you are ... you got ambition. – John Shaft from the movie "Shaft" (2000), dialogue with more…

What is Plantation Liberalism?

by Ellis Washington -- In January, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice testified before a Senate subcommittee regarding President Bush's new Middle East foreign policy and to answer questions regarding the funding of more…

Obscurity was good for me

by Ellis Washington -- Twenty-five years ago, I wrote my first serious article. It was for my school newspaper (DePauw University). Originally, I wanted to be a regular columnist. I envisioned a more…

Why is Israel afraid to be Israel?

by Ellis Washington -- Excavating near the Temple Mount isn't worth fighting for. – Anon (popular Israeli sentiment) Is there not a cause? – David I am four things – I am more…