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A True War Story… The Real Deal

O’Brien: “A true war story is never moral. It does not instruct, nor encourage virtue, nor suggest models of proper human behavior, nor restrain men from doing the things they have always one. If a story seems moral, do not … Continue reading

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If We Could Have Just A Moment of Your Time…

To Our Dear Readers, While reading this gripping and well written story please keep in mind that, because of security and availability reasons, it is just that- a story. The depiction presented below should be appreciated with the knowledge that … Continue reading

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…Seriously?

I loved hearing Masha Hamilton speak, but that seems to be a topic of popularity on for this week’s blog post, so I think I’ll go a different direction. I don’t know if we’re going to get a change to … Continue reading

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Prom

The end of senior year of high school is meant to be a fun time for everyone. Despite the warnings of teachers, we all knew that classes didn’t really matter anymore (just don’t fail!). Senior week, prom, graduation! Most of … Continue reading

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Standard Operating Procedure seems to be the hot topic for blog posts this week, for good reason. There are few films that I can say have truly effected me, but this was one of them. I wish that I could … Continue reading

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One Nation, Under…. Who?

I think it’s great that we, as a nation, feel that we’ve got God’s blessing. Every little bit helps, right? But why do we get God’s blessing? What makes us, the United States of America, worthy to say that we … Continue reading

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A word from your fearless leader…

After reading the article from independent.co.uk “Alan Derchowitz: Should we fight terror with torture?” I’ve interpreted this prompt as an invitation to discuss the best way to balance the legitimate need for information and intelligence from possible terrorist forces against … Continue reading

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Caroline Ladson’s Reflective Essay

Claire’s Clarity       I love analyzing people. Often times, my poor family is the victim of this intrusive and commonly unwelcome analysis. Some family members earned themselves an exemption; my older brother is a card-carrying member of the Communist Party … Continue reading

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