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The Land of the Free and Home of the Brave

This weekend marked the start of NFL football season, and for an avid fan like me it’s one of the most exciting weekends of the year. However, I want to talk about what happened before the games rather than what happened during them, specifically the national anthem. At the close of each rendition of the […] Continue reading

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Protection from Unreasonable Search and Seizure

The Constitution of the United States of America exists to protect the citizens of this nation from the government. Indeed, the Fourth Amendment states that citizens shall not be subject to unreasonable searches and seizures by the government without a warrant. Data mining on college campuses violates this Amendment and is clearly an illegal search. […] Continue reading

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A False Sense of Security Plus Treason Equals Death

In Singh’s The Code Book, the story of Mary Queen of Scots illustrates the dangers of having a false sense of security.  There are countless examples throughout history, but perhaps the most well-known example of a false sense of security is George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware to attack the British on that fabled December […] Continue reading

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