Stone Washington

Stone Washington is the son of Ellis Washington and the Website Administrator and Managing Editor for Ellis Washington Report. Stone is a Junior History Major at Clemson University, in Clemson, South Carolina, home of the 2016 College Football National Champions. All of Stone's articles can be found under the Socrates Corner section of the website, and often offer a critical analysis on prominent works of classical literature and its correlations to American history and politics. Some of Stone's most popular articles include: 1915-2015-100th Anniversary of Booker T. Washington, Atlas Shrugged, America Slouched - The Galt/Trump Revolution, and Justice Clarence Thomas, Generation Z, and Me. Friend him on his Facebook page, also Twitter @StoneWashington and Instagram. Contact Stone at his email: Stonebone20@att.net.

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Justice Sotomayor at Clemson University

| October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Justice Sotomayor at Clemson University

“As judges you can’t ask us to play God, to do what we think is right, because if we do that, we bastardize the most important principle we live by which is we believe in the rule of law and we believe that our role is one role and others have other roles to fulfill […]

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The American Crucible: Salem’s Witch Trials = Russian Witch-Hunt

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
The American Crucible: Salem’s Witch Trials = Russian Witch-Hunt

“Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies! Because I am not worth the dust on the feet of them that hang! How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul; leave me my name!” ~John Proctor, Protagonist […]

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Donald “Caesar” Trump?

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Donald “Caesar” Trump?

“O judgment! thou art fled to brutish beasts, and men have lost their reason. Bear with me; my heart is in the coffin there with Caesar, and I must pause till it come back to me.” ~Mark Antony, Eulogy for Julius Caesar “Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but […]

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Symposium—On The Clouds, Logic, and the Academy

| July 31, 2017 | 1 Comment
Symposium—On The Clouds, Logic, and the Academy

“Open your mind before your mouth.” ~ Aristophanes “I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.” ~ Socrates *N.B.: This is my first attempt at utilizing the Socratic dialectical style of writing which my father, Professor Ellis Washington, resurrected from obscurity and employed in hundreds of dialectical essays for over 20 years […]

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What Orwell’s “Big Brother” teaches us about America’s Shadow Government

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
What Orwell’s “Big Brother” teaches us about America’s Shadow Government

  “Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a Revolution; one makes the Revolution in order to safeguard the dictatorship.” ~ George Orwell, 1984 “Every time we witness an injustice and do not act, we train our character to be passive in its […]

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Batman Superheavy = Super-Great GOP, Part 2

| June 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Batman Superheavy = Super-Great GOP, Part 2

  Commissioner Gordon, in mechanized suit, patrolling Gotham as the New Batman “There is a secret corner of nature we’re only now just discovering. A dark and hidden section of the periodic table. Its full of mysterious new elements. Material beyond our reach… until now. Strange and glowing with possibility. These elements only exist for […]

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Batman Superheavy = Super-Great GOP, Part 1

| May 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Batman Superheavy = Super-Great GOP, Part 1

By: Stone Washington 5/28/17 Commissioner Gordon and robotic suit posing as the new Batman “And here you are, an extension of the very system that’s failed them so many times, but a system you’ve believed in and fought for your whole life… here you are, coming along, telling them to believe in you. You’re going […]

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Justice Gorsuch and the Preservation of Originalism

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Justice Gorsuch and the Preservation of Originalism

  “Judges should be in the business of declaring what the law is using the traditional tools of interpretation, rather than pronouncing the law as they might wish it to be in light of their own political views.” ~Neil M. Gorsuch, Associate Justice “Originalism is sort of a subspecies of textualism. Textualism means you are […]

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Tyrant Obama = Warlord Doflamingo? – A Comparative Analysis

| March 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tyrant Obama = Warlord Doflamingo? – A Comparative Analysis

By: Stone Washington 3/19/17 Super villain, Don Quixote Doflamingo lounging while talking on his phone Former President, Barack Obama talking on the phone with his foot on the Presidential desk    “To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The […]

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Trump’s Triumphant Transition

| February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Trump’s Triumphant Transition

By Stone Washington 7 Feb. 2017 “We stand at the birth of a new millennium, ready to unlock the mysteries of space, to free the earth from the miseries of disease, and to harness the energies, industries and technologies of tomorrow. A new national pride will stir ourselves, lift our sights and heal our divisions. […]

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