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Historical Analysis

Jefferson on American Liberty:
Dr. Gary M. Galles

January 21, 2003:
On Independence Day of 2002, Dr. Gary M. Galles brought to the forefront of our attention tidbits of thought from Thomas Jefferson concerning the nature of rights and the proper spheres of government. Here is his article; may it serve to counter today's paternalistic trends.

 

Literary Analysis

 

Orwell's Warning: Collectivism:
G. Stolyarov II

February 12, 2003:
George Orwell made a dire forecast for the future in his novel, 1984, and G. Stolyarov II, in this first of a lengthy chain of essays, analyzes one of the dominant features of the totalitarian society which Orwell depicts.

 

Mathematics

 

On the Periodicity of Pythagorean Triples and Their Association with Radial Numbers of Inscribed Circles:
G. Stolyarov II

February 6, 2003:

G. Stolyarov II has discovered a new theorem, which he reveals and explains in this article. Using it, one can associate every single fundamental Pythagorean triple in existence with a length of a radius of a circle inscribed in a right triangle.

 

Corollaries to Stolyarov's Theorem:
G. Stolyarov II

February 7, 2003:

G. Stolyarov II incorporates some elusive fundamental Pythagorean triples of a newly derived progression into his framework for the periodicity and derivation of all such triples and their association with radii of inscribed circles. These are the finishing touches on his work.

 

Poetry

 

Upon the Shuttle Columbia Accident:
G. Stolyarov II

February 4, 2003:

Read this poem by G. Stolyarov II, which explains the debt of this country to the daring explorers of the space program and the need to liberate them from government shackles so as to avoid the recurrence of the recent tragedy.

 

Politics

 

The Right to Arms:
Michael Miller

January 20, 2003:
Gun control advocates seem to hold the high moral plane, but their denunciations of "killing tools" are in reality denunciations of the inalienable right to self-defense, writes Michael Miller.

 

What is Compassionate Conservatism?:
Harry Roolaart

January 22, 2003:
Why do Bush's allies frequently seem liberal and anti-individualistic in their ideological statements? It is because, writes Harry Roolaart, they adhere to an irrational philosophy of Christian altruism which betrays true conservative principles.

 

America's Non-Resolve to Fight Evil:
Ed Cline

January 23, 2003:
The adamant Bush Doctrine has been abandoned, and the formerly staunch defender of freedom has turned into a stale pragmatist. Ed Cline reveals that this was not always the case, and at one time America had been prepared to assert its right to security. 

 

The Racism of "Diversity":
Peter Schwartz

January 23, 2003:
Diversity per se has no constructive value to offer man.  Moreover, argues Peter Schwartz, it is based on the same affirmative-action genetic determinism that has driven the vilest of circumstantialists.

 

What Went Wrong with Affirmative Action:
Dr. Steven Yates

January 29, 2003:
Dr. Steven Yates relates the history of affirmative action programs, the totalitarian tenured Left that advocates them, and solutions to the racial antagonisms that affirmative action perpetuates.