Category: Essays

Current Essays

Current Essays

I’m not a huge fan of afterwards, especially to novels.  However, since The Water Thief was written as a rebuttal to Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged (and to the body…

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A lawyer once told me that he had a perfect record, that in 10 years of practice, he never lost a case. I fled his office, arms flailing, because I knew…

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Sir Winston Churchill was a two-time Prime Minister of England, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, leader of Great Britain through World War II, and the first person to…

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“The interpretation of the laws is the proper and peculiar province of the courts.” Alexander Hamilton   One of the most common arguments I hear from the “Tea Party” is…

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