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I have a Ph.D. in philosophy from Temple University, a master's degree in philosophy from Baylor University, and a bachelor's degree in philosophy and religious studies from Wingate University. I teach philosophy at several colleges in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas.

Failed GOP presidential nominee and newly minted Utah senator Mitt Romney couldn’t even wait until he was sworn into office before he submitted his anti-Trump editorial to the vehemently anti-Trump Washington Post. Despite his public image as a wholesome and […]

Living in 21st America, it’s impossible to go a single day without hearing multiple mentions of “racism.” It seems to be the lifeblood of our political-cultural life. Because of the ever-increasing rarity of overt instances of white-on-black “racism” (and make […]

Even though France is currently experiencing demonstrations and riots on a scale that hasn’t been seen since at least the historic year of 1968, we’ve heard relatively little about it from our media here at home. This should suffice to […]

A lot of crowing today on the part of Democrats. I get it. They had a decent night and they need to take what they can get given how badly Donaldus Maximus has been thrashing them for the last couple […]

There are several reasons for my judgment that it is Republican voters who will awake happily following the primary contests on Tuesday. (1)The pollsters who have been telling us for months about a “blue wave” have abandoned this line altogether. […]

Official Conservatadom, i.e. Big Conservatism, or the Big Con, is doing what it does best and playing directly into the hands of their (nominal) opponents. As high-profile Democrats, one after the other, receive “suspicious packages” and makeshift bombs, Republican politicians […]

I wonder why they are “mostly unarmed.” The National Guard has about 2,100 troops working along the U.S.-Mexico border as a caravan of thousands of migrants approach from Central America in a direct challenge to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. On Monday, […]

Within the last hour, I told my friend that I’d bet dollars to donuts that between now and Election Day there will be MORE bomb threats against Democrats. Then I hear that Maxine Waters is the latest. I’m predicting something […]

What a bunch of hypocritical narcissists. CNN’s President Jeff Zucker blamed President Trump and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders for the series of bomb threats that surfaced on Wednesday.  “There is a total and complete lack of understanding […]

This confirms my suspicions even more. The U.S. Secret Service said Wednesday that reports of a suspicious package addressed to the White House are “incorrect.” “CLARIFICATION: At this time the Secret Service has intercepted TWO suspicious packages – one in […]