Category Archives: Education and Learning

The Statue of Liberty

The New Colossus Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and … Continue reading

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I Faced My Fear

This will sound really trivial, but to me it’s not. I love the western television program Have Gun Will Travel. It stars Richard Boone as Paladin, a term fans of fantasy roleplaying may well recognize as referring to an honorable … Continue reading

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Attention Writing Fans and Pirates

As a writer, I think it’s just fine if somebody copies what I’ve written without my getting paid for my work. Just like I think it’s fine if I don’t have to pay for my Internet service, or my computer, … Continue reading

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The Flood and the Useless Path

My home is in danger of flooding. That’s what I faced yesterday afternoon. If you don’t know, I live in the country in Texas. We’ve had record rain the past couple of weeks; not record for the year, but for … Continue reading

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Do The Oppressed Support the Oppressors?

An opinion by guest blogger Faizeh Al-Zarqa.  This was originally posted one year ago, but is as relevant today as it was then. A couple weeks ago, we were watching Samantha Bee and she was showing a clip of Rep. Louis … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Mouth and Brain

To me, Donald Trump being president of the United States is not a Republican/Democrat issue. It’s an American issue, and ultimately a world issue.  There are so many problems here, but for now I’ll focus on one: sounding like a … Continue reading

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School Says Girls Can’t Say No

A Utah girl told her mother she couldn’t refuse if a boy asked her to dance at a Valentine’s Day event at her school. The mother complained to her Kanesville Elementary school principal because telling a sixth grade girl she … Continue reading

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9 Incredible Benefits of Breastfeeding

An opinion by guest blogger Jessica M Breastfeeding is the most natural way of taking care of your little one. It’s an incredible method of nourishing your baby, and its benefits extend beyond the basic nutrition. There is no denying … Continue reading

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The Second Amendment is Dead

The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, born 226 years ago today, is dead.  Defunct.  And it has been dead for a long time. Many of you will say it’s not dead.  It’s never been revoked, it’s still in … Continue reading

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Presidents v. The Constitution

We live in a political era in which several Americans presidents in a row have been severely criticized, often with claims they violated the U.S. Constitution, and hit with calls for their removal.  The current one, Donald Trump, is certainly … Continue reading

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