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Everybody’s a Legislator

Making laws is no longer one man’s job. Not since we rebelled against the king. So why can presidents make executive orders? There is no provision in the Constitution for executive orders. There are no rules to limit executive orders. … Continue reading

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  → from rjosephhoffmann.com by admin Posted on December 1, 2011 When I wrote Atheism’s Little Idea I said atheists were small. But (and this is embarrassing to confess) I had no idea how clever. There’s…

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A Word On Personal Responsibility

Letting someone take responsibility for themselves is the art of letting go. Let go of the idea that you are their answer. Let go of the idea that they won’t be able to survive. Let go of the fear that … Continue reading

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The Death of the Gentleman Scholar by ADMIN posted on OCTOBER 22, 2011 “Wisdom crieth aloud in the street; she uttereth her voice in the highways” Proverbs 1,22 Recent events have made me remember…

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The Way People Argue II

Sideways of the main question are where most people defend their positions. If you get your opponent stuck on a side issue you may win without beating your opponents logic. When on the sideways, you are appealing to emotion; particularly … Continue reading

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On Protection

When government increases oversight and regulation, how does this protect anybody? Promoters of increased regulation assert that corporations and businesses won’t be able to get by with corruption if we impose oversight on them. The rationale, when regulation is discussed, … Continue reading

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“Legalized” Discrimination

“Critical Legal Studies Reading Group (CLS Group) is an organization comprised of students and faculty, that is comprised on reading about and discussing issues of sexuality, gender, race, class and postmodernism in the law, as well as Critical Race Theory, … Continue reading

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