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The case for Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman Rebirth, #1 DC Comics

                Who is the world’s greatest superhero? Batman is a great detective. The Flash is really fast. Superman can basically do anything (as long as he is not near a green rock). However, I have come to believe none of them is the greatest superhero. As a keep reading »

The Sixth Amendment’s Confrontation Clause

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Fairness is a complicated picture to paint. If you put a group of people in a room, they could probably agree upon a definition of fairness.  However, it is unlikely they will all agree what fairness should look like in any given situation. Thus, when a person says they can be “fair” that doesn’t reveal much.  Other than they believe keep reading »

Seeing the world remarkably

  Every now and then you see someone who creates something which changes you.  Their novel way of expressing an idea – alters a previous and maybe even a precious perception. When this happens, we might think “Wow, she sees things differently.”  When you really think about, we all think about things differently.  We all bring the sum total of keep reading »

The Fourth Amendment…In the beginning

To understand the Fourth Amendment you need to understand “why” it was created by the Founding Fathers. Before the American Revolution, England’s debt swelled from fighting the French and Indian War. To solve the problem, England decided to tax the American Colonies. While the Colonists were unhappy about the taxes, it was “how” the King enforced them that truly sparked keep reading »



Vincent Van Gogh’s Red Vineyard at Arles
A terribly effective method of avoiding success is to grade it based on a fantasy. It’s a fantasy to think the best team always wins. It’s a fantasy to think everything, or even most things, in life are fair. It’s a fantasy to think the best performance always wins or even gets keep reading »


  A worldview is a preexisting condition. Unfortunately, we don’t always cover them. We have an immutable base command written into our humanity. It’s compels us to continuously ask the question – what’s this? Regardless of the subject matter, we are always trying to answer that question; and the inevitable follow-up questions that arise from our answer. This process is keep reading »