May 05, 2017

John Bingham's Transformational Fourteenth Amendment

The Fourteenth Amendment is the constitutional basis for the modern application of our civil rights. To put it simply, the Fourteenth Amendment has been transformational. John Bingham was the drafter of the text, and his personal story enlightens a comprehensive understanding of this constitutional provision. 

December 08, 2017

Leadership's L.I.S.T.

Excellent leaders always follow Leadership's L.I.S.T.

They listen, ignite, support, and trust.

September 18, 2017

No One May Censor Anyone: The Absolute Freedom of Expression

The freedom of speech must be absolute. If it is not, it is hallow and baseless: an imaginary provision.

April 22, 2017

The World Gains Courage from Optimism

Optimism gives the world courage. Since courage is the key to action, the optimism that makes it possible is vital. 

February 18, 2017

Privacy and National Security Require Each Other

The right to privacy and the nation's security are not mutually exclusive. Rather, they require the defense and expansion of each other to thrive. 

January 19, 2017

My Responsibility to America

I learned what my responsibility to America is by meeting a man who was not an American the day he was born. A witness of a foreign war, he taught me what a good (and responsible) citizen does by actively living American values. 

December 05, 2016

Awaken the Force Within

The educational leaders of our schools and the Jedi of our fictions have a similar objective: balance. After all, balance is the key to awakening the force within us all. 

May 06, 2016

Miranda: More Than Words

The Miranda Rights are more than just words. They are a just reminder of our rights. Collectively, as Americans, we can make our union more perfect by making our Miranda Warning simpler. In one study, one third of 139 pretrial defendants, when asked, said that their silence could be used against them. When this is so, justice cannot be done.

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