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Batman’s Bloom = America’s Rebirth, Part 2

| November 30, 2017 | 2 Comments
Batman’s Bloom = America’s Rebirth, Part 2

Batman…returns?? “Folk hero [Batman]. I’m the folk hero. I’m the only one strong enough to see the city [Gotham] for what it is: a fallacy. A construct to be thrown off so people can be free. Fight and love and live free.” ~Mr. Bloom, Super-villain   “He [Batman] fights our nightmares to teach us to […]

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Batman’s Bloom = America’s Rebirth, Part 1

| November 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Batman’s Bloom = America’s Rebirth, Part 1

The mercurial Mr. Bloom has Bruce Wayne (the former Batman) trapped with Commissioner Gordon (the new Batman) “Say it. ‘Damn all of them. There’s only me.’ Say it. Say it! Because the city was built on divisions. Dead flower dolls. Gotham isn’t some tame garden! It’s a wild bloody landscape! So, stop wasting your lives! Don’t take the […]

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1917-2017: 100 Years of Communism = 100 Million Deaths

| October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
1917-2017: 100 Years of Communism = 100 Million Deaths

“No cause ever in the history of all mankind, has produced more cold-blooded tyrants, more slaughtered innocents, and more orphans than socialism with power. It surpassed, exponentially, all other systems of production in turning out the dead.” ~ Alan Charles Kors, Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania   “The goal of Socialism is […]

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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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