Orwell's '1984' in 2013

by Ellis Washington -- "The administration has now lost all credibility. Mr. Obama is proving the truism that the executive branch will use any power it is given and very likely abuse more…

Can Dole, Scarborough, Christie fix GOP?

by Ellis Washington -- Prologue Can Bob Dole, Joe Scarborough and Chris Christie fix the Republican Party? Former GOP Senate leader Bob Dole, who lost his presidential bid against Bill Clinton in more…

Sen. John 'McShame' in Syria

by Ellis Washington -- "The core political values of our free society are so deeply embedded in our collective consciousness that only a few malcontents, lunatics [e.g., conservatives] generally, ever dare to more…

Going to hell to find God

by Ellis Washington -- "The infernal hurricane that never rests / Hurtles the spirits onward in its rapine" ~ Dante, Inferno V, lines 31-32 Prologue {Lillibridge Elementary, c. 1971} I can clearly more…

Democratic socialists' 'Long March'

by Ellis Washington -- [caption id="attachment_437493" align="alignright" width="294" caption="Communist North Korean military on the march"][/caption] "We can and must write in a language which sows among the masses hate, revulsion, and scorn more…

Symposium: Cult of acceptance

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

Blacks' obsession with sports, Hollywood & acceptance

by Ellis Washington -- [caption id="attachment_422679" align="alignright" width="258" caption="Beyonce and Jay-Z legitimizing Communist Cuba (April 2013)"][/caption] "Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students not to provide more…

On ancient Rome, America and 1st Amendment

by Ellis Washington -- Summum ius summa inuria. (More laws, less justice) ~ Cicero, De Officiis, 1, 10, 33 America 2013 stands at the precipice of human history. Will Americans follow the more…

75 years of progressive regression

by Ellis Washington -- “Those who sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither and will lose both.” ~ Ben Franklin "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers more…