Here's an Idea: Donate your Stimulus Check
The U.S. government will soon begin depositing $1,200 into bank accounts for people who earn less than $75,000 as an individual, $112,500 as the head of household, or $150,000 married and filing jointly. But what should you do with this money?
Crisis in Venezuela: the United States’ Duty to Respond
The SAIS Review of International Affairs
If you turn on the news today, you will most likely hear about the recent government shutdown, our military presence in the Middle East, or a number of other domestic and international issues. But what will most likely not be discussed, or at least at length, is the threat the Venezuelan crisis poses to the United States.
An Abortion Red Herring in Alabama
Wall Street Journal
When the University of Alabama decided to return a $21.5 million donation to investor Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. and remove his name from its law school, Mr. Culverhouse claimed it was retaliation for his speaking out against Alabama’s new abortion law. But the university’s decision had nothing to do with abortion.
The Third-Party Doctrine in the Wake of a “Seismic Shift”
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
More than 40 years ago, in United States v. Miller, 425 U.S. 435 (1976), the Supreme Court created the third-party doctrine. But at its inception, it was impossible for any judge—even Supreme Court justices—to appreciate how society’s reliance on technology would create a “seismic shift” in the doctrine’s reach.
A New Year's resolution for the rest of your life—Live like Roberto Clemente
Fox News Opinion
Every year millions of people celebrate the New Year with their resolutions. From losing weight to reading more to finding a new hobby, most have participated in this ritual. But these goals are fleeting and, although beneficial, can be somewhat selfish.
The root of enthusiasm and why it’s vital for successful Marine leaders
Marine Corps Times
In 1944, 44 Marines landed on the beaches of Roi Namur in the Marshall Islands. Seven survived Marine Pfc. Joseph P. Nicoletto, my grandfather, was one of those seven.
The Five Nations That Will Determine the Fate of Peace Negotiations in Afghanistan
International Affairs Review
Stay at Home: don't make Doctors kill their patients
Last week, the local news station showed a young man, no older than 25, on Clearwater Beach saying something along the lines of: “I’m not afraid of the coronavirus. It’s not going to stop me from getting drunk.”
Publishing Articles As A Young Professional—How And Why
MARINE CORPS Gazette Blog
I had a friend recently ask me “how do you get published so often?”. My response: “I pretend like I know what I’m talking about.” That’s only half the battle though.
Book Review “The Coddling Of The American Mind” By Greg Lukianoff And Jonathan Haidt
MARINE CORPS Gazette Blog
The title of this book might scare off people who would deeply enjoy it. Though its title is prone to the misinterpretation that the book serves as an embrace of the dismissive attitude some people have towards so-called “snowflakes,” The Coddling of the American Mind should be a mandatory read for everyone—especially millennials who are exhausted by the lazy and spoiled narrative surrounding their existence. Everyone can profit from the perspective offered in this book.