Kyle Sammin

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Star Trek’s Dueling Notions Of Justice

The frontier semi-lawlessness of the station is a big part of what makes “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” (DS9) unique in the Star Trek universe.…

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Revisiting Harvey Milk, Jim Jones, And San Francisco’s Days Of Violence

Jim Jones, when he is remembered at all, is most often recalled in the popular mind by the phrase “drink the Kool-Aid.” Beyond that, he…

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Birthright Citizenship Is An Open Legal Question Americans Should Decide

President Trump’s announcement that he would alter the rules of birthright citizenship by executive order is the latest episode in his administration’s push against the…

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Can A Person Who Didn’t Do It Still Be Prosecuted?

In episode seven of “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s” first season, the title “Dax” tells us immediately which character will be the focus of the…

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Dems Blaming The Senate For Their Problems Need A Reality Check

The Electoral College quickly became the left’s least favorite part of the American government after Donald Trump won the 2016 election. By 2017, gerrymandering in…

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Why Insider Trading Shouldn’t Be Illegal Any More

A professional athlete in trouble with the law is not always front-page news anymore, but the case of Mychal Kendricks stands out from the usual.…

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How Bitter Political Disputes Made America Great

Historical reputations are fickle things. Most national figures vanish into the misty past not long after their deaths. For those who are truly influential, the…

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Why ‘Free’ Tuition Will Make College Worse For Everyone But The Rich

Whether you are in college, hope to go to college, or planning for your children’s education, the cost of university tuition in America is on…

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4 Takeaways From Day Two Of Brett Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS Hearings

The second day of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings were better the first in one respect: We heard more from the candidate than…

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5 Takeaways From The Brett Kavanaugh SCOTUS Hearing Circus

After a summer of anticipation and agitation, the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh began yesterday. As has been typical for the last…

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