I.O.U.S.A

I am completely serious when I tell you this. Based on the evolution of the United States government and our current standing in the world, it is likely that short of President of the United States, the most important office in the federal government and the least known federal government...

Strongbrook Mentoring Network It’s Free

If free is not enough, I don't know what it will take to get you to check this out...seriously, if you have any desire for self improvement (boy, I do) I strongly encourage you to spend a few minutes to see just what this is. Just opt-in at the upper...

“It’s Like An App Store For Mentorship”

  Buckminster Fuller What do Buckminster Fuller, Peter J. Daniels, and Andrew Carnegie all have in common? They each achieved huge fortunes. All three greatly influenced the politics of their time. Each made philanthropy or the giving away of millions of dollars a major focus. And each started out poor, uneducated, with no special advantages of birth, pedigree, or station. Peter J....

The Sentence That Knocked Down the Berlin Wall (But Almost Didn’t)

This post is a reprint of the November 5 ,2014 article from the Intercollegiate Review.   Twenty-five years ago last week, the Berlin Wall fell. In retrospect, what event fails to suggest a certain inevitability about itself, conveying the sense that because it happened it had to have happened? Twenty-five years ago this...

That Which is Seen and That Which is Not

Syria crisis: Obama 'has the right' to strike regardless of vote, says Kerry - The Guardian 9/2/13 The President of the United States believes that our role in the global community is to punish the Syrian government for military strikes on Syrian civilians resulting in hundreds of deaths and diminishing...

If It Saves Just One Life

I was shocked, dismayed, and like you I personally grieved for the families who lost children at the Newtown, Connecticut shooting just two month ago. What a severe act of violence. Who can make sense of 27 senseless deaths? It will indeed be a black mark on American history. And as...

Controversial Article: Read At Your Own Risk

This is an article worth reading. It is a liberal critic by a normally liberal news outlet. It is the kind of scrutiny that all potential presidents should be subjected to (before the election) and it addresses the issue of racism. I Too Have Become Disillusioned —by Matt Patterson (Columnist, Washington Post,...

Why Colleges Don’t Teach the Federalist Papers

The May 7th, 2012 issue of the Wall Street Journal printed an article entitled: WHY COLLEGES DON'T TEACH THE FEDERALIST PAPERS by Peter Berkowitz At America's top schools, graduates leave without reading our most basic writings on the purpose of constitutional self-government. Berkowitz begins his article: It would be difficult to overstate the significance...

Attention Span: Our National Education Crisis, Part Four

Read Part One Here Read Part Two Here Read Part Three Here   Fallacy Number 4: “Balance” means balancing work with entertainment. Today’s adults don’t usually find out what really hard work is until they graduate and have to support a family. The average person supporting a family in modern America puts in over fifty hours...

My Experience At The Utah State Legislature: Part Four, Legislation

 Read Part One Here Read Part Two Here Read Part Three Here (This resolution was passed onto the full House for debate with a favorable recommendation on February 13, 2012)  Rep. Galvez is leading the way to a sound monetary system for Utah. Representative Brad J. Galvez proposes the following substitute bill: JOINT...