Articles written by: Krell

Scandal, Crisis, and Opportunity: The American Political Process

Scandal, Crisis, and Opportunity: The American Political Process

And for those memes on the social media front that state that the Panama Papers are going to change everything… it will change some things. I expect political contributions will go up and job offers at the revolving door of the political process will be revving up to full speed.

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The Path

The Path

Once in the Forest Clear and sunny they say A Dung beetle yelled loud This must be the day Today I must chose Decide how I roll For I work real hard And I just have to know Which path […]

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It used to be what? The History of the Pledge of Allegiance.

It used to be what? The History of the Pledge of Allegiance.

Outrageous image taken days ago at a recent Trump Rally Seems nothing instantly produces such strong reaction as anything associated with Hitler. Especially a crowd with raised hands towards a controversial political figure. But how about a little bit of […]

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The Tragedy of the Hiroshima Maidens

The Tragedy of the Hiroshima Maidens

It has been seventy years since the world was introduced to a potential world ending technology when the U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima at exactly 8:15 am. Contrary to a commonly held belief, […]

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Get Out and LOTE?

Get Out and LOTE?

  LOTE – The lesser of two evils principle (or lesser evil principle) is the principle that when given two bad choices, the one which is not as bad as the other should be chosen over the one that is the greater threat. LOTE. […]

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Who Said it? Galileo Galilei or Ted Cruz?

Who Said it? Galileo Galilei or Ted Cruz?

In a recent interview, presidential candidate Ted Cruz said that contemporary “global warming alarmists are the equivalent of the flat-Earthers. You know it used to be it is accepted scientific wisdom the Earth is flat, and this heretic named Galileo was branded a denier,” […]

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Vaccinations and Anti-Vaxxers: Distrust, Fear, and Rumor

Vaccinations and Anti-Vaxxers: Distrust, Fear, and Rumor

We could soon find ourselves battling epidemics of diseases we thought we had conquered decades ago. The world has enough problems without us returning to the ones we’ve already solved.

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Peak Technology

Peak Technology

People have an addiction to the connectivity of technology, the convenience of instant food, the pill for whatever discomforts. Industry seeks ever-increasing efficiency in creating profits. Who could possibly have the wisdom of predicting harmful new technology and yet the leadership to act upon those decisions? Would we be able to go back in technology even if we knew that it would cause our extinction?

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Defining the Narrative: Peaceful Protest in Ferguson

Defining the Narrative: Peaceful Protest in Ferguson

Peaceful assembly, freedom of association and freedom of expression are basic human rights. Rights that are guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution and the laws of Missouri. Peaceful protest is a hallmark and a legacy of past movements for change, equal […]

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A Clear and Present Danger

A Clear and Present Danger

She was driving at a frantic pace but this was far more important, having just witnessed a video atrocity that offended all sense of decency. She just had to talk to someone. Anyone. While speeding down the highway she picked […]

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