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The Process of Becoming America, The Beautiful

James was walking through the High Museum of Art in Atlanta with his brother, Jonathan, when he said something truly profound to him. As they passed by the various works of art, a section of the museum filled with intricate sculptures caused them to pause and take note. In front[Read More…]

by October 1, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Raining Cats, and Dogs, and Babies

Raining Cats, and Dogs, and Babies

There has been no public comparison of the outrage between the popular, media-driven frenzy over the shooting of a lion and the ongoing disclosures that a corporation has been selling human organs for monetary gain to the tune of half a billion dollars. There is an old-time adage that “if[Read More…]

by August 7, 2015 17 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Iran, Iran So Far Away

Iran, Iran So Far Away

Tehran has gained a spectacular victory that shifts the balance of power in the Middle East greatly in its favor. What does Iran have to say about its new diplomatic breakthrough? According to Reuters, on Saturday Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a mosque in Tehran, “We will[Read More…]

by July 21, 2015 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Do The Math(s)

Do The Math(s)

The nasty thing about Keynesianism is that when it fails, its practitioners can always claim that had they just spent more money, it would have worked. This leads to arguments in the United States about whether the stimulus package should have included a trillion-dollar platinum coin and even more government[Read More…]

by July 7, 2015 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Remember, But Do Not Celebrate

Remember, But Do Not Celebrate

Growing up in Georgia, James loved going to Stone Mountain Park with his family. They would hike up the beautiful rock, listen to the carillon on the lake, and watch the firework displays at night. Many families come to picnic on the lawn in front of the Mountain, where one[Read More…]

by June 23, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Freedom to Speak

The Freedom to Speak

Freedom lay at the foundation of our country in its first few days. We wished to express ourselves, to eloquently elaborate on our need to decide our own future. Years later, the letter of the law spelled out in the Bill of Rights sanctified this idea — the freedom of[Read More…]

by June 9, 2015 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Investing in a US-Indian Partnership

Since 2011, the Obama administration has utilized a program called “Pivot to Asia,” where, through diplomacy and trade, it aims to balance the growth of Chinese power and influence and capture (and leverage) the growth of emerging markets for gains in the American economy.  In line with the motives of[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Dave the House Sitter

The family returned home and to their surprise, the trees on the front lawn were cut down and woodchips and shavings were scattered over the muddy, torn-up lawn. Their minds raced. What could their house sitter have done in such a short time? They had only been gone for three[Read More…]

by January 15, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
GADEA: The Season for Shared Humanity

GADEA: The Season for Shared Humanity

As the celebration of Jesus Christ’s birth begins, Christmas at Georgetown is overcome with fevered anticipation for finals and the eventual freedom that follows. Oftentimes, in this especially busy time, it is easy to forget some of the lessons we usually talk about this time of year. Of these lessons,[Read More…]

by December 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion
GADEA: The Season for Shared Humanity

GADEA: The Season for Shared Humanity

As the celebration of Jesus Christ’s birth begins, Christmas at Georgetown is overcome with fevered anticipation for finals and the eventual freedom that follows. Oftentimes, in this especially busy time, it is easy to forget some of the lessons we usually talk about this time of year. Of these lessons,[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized