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A Pre Post-Election Cultural Review

A Pre Post-Election Cultural Review

Yesterday the world witnessed yet another bloody terrorist attack, this time in Nice, France with at least 84 people killed. (This message was originally written in July 2015 – Mike Gemmell) President Obama condemned it as a horrific terrorist attack, but even though the driver is known to have been screaming “Allahu akbar” not one word from our Commander-in-Chief about Islamic jihadists as the cause.

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SUSTAINABLE FREEDOM LAB BROADCAST

On October 2nd, ROAR supporter/contributor Alexandra York participated in an online panel discussion, “Socialism in America” hosted by John Anthony, Founder of the Sustainable Freedom Lab. To listen to her segment, please select the following link: http://sustainablefreedomlab.org/sia-part-2/?ct=t()&mc_cid=556d6b90d1&mc_eid=3983b5cb8e. The text of her talk is presented below. Please note: a portion of

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Restoring our American Republic: Grassroots Action Holds the Key to a Free Future

The essay below is Part I of a multi-part essay presenting the “what,” “why,” and “how” of Restore Our American Republic (ROAR’s) mission to restore the U.S.’s foundation of individualism as the crucial step needed to reverse the political, economic, and cultural decline the U.S. has been

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Ecology’s Ancestry

The current level of environmental awareness has its origins in the ecology movement, which began in the middle of the 19th century. It developed when the ideas of the Age of Reason were coming under attack.
The fundamental ideas set forth in the Age of Reason were that man’s rational faculty was his means of dealing with reality and that a rational faculty was the property of the individual, not society.

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The Value of a Higher Education

If you are pursuing a higher education, e.g., college and professional schools after college, at some point you may begin to wonder if it is worth all the long hours of study and work. The purpose of this essay is to give you some specifics on what that education will give you, and hopefully convince you that the effort is worth it from the aspect of professional satisfaction, monetary compensation, and personal growth. If you suspect these items are related, you are absolutely correct.

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A Time for Action: Syrian Refugees Flood the U.S.

This message addresses the national security issue of un-vetted Syrian refugees entering the U.S. It begins with a question that goes to the heart of the issue, and it ends with a series of suggested actions to stop the un-vetted influx of Syrian refugees currently flooding the U.S. I am recommending this action to help prevent the destruction of the culture of the U.S. in the manner that is presently occurring all across Europe from the influx of Muslim refugees created by the civil war in Syria.

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The Art of Networking

As the title suggests, networking is more of an art than a science. However, even artists can improve their work with knowledge, training and practice, and so can you when it comes to the issue of effective networking. And for those of you who are shy in social situations, this essay will also present to you a number of techniques that will help you overcome your shyness so that you, too, can become an outstanding networker. Effective networking is an important element of success in business and in life.

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An Open Letter to the Oil and Gas Industry: The Ethical Case for Fracking

by Jay Lehr and Mike Gemmell on December 11, 2011 An Open Letter to the Oil and Gas Industry: The Ethical Case for Fracking Those of you in the oil and gas industry are no doubt familiar with EPA’s claim that fracking is a potential source of

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Saving Science after Climate Gate: Recovering from the Loss of Scientific Credibility

“Billions of dollars are being spent each year on publicly funded scientific research in the U.S. However, the Climategate scandal has brought to light glaring problems in publicly funded science including: the slowing of the advancement of science to a crawl, vast sums of money being squandered, and disturbing occurrences of political correctness, science by consensus, and alarmist science. This paper presents an integrated approach to reform based on the principle of full disclosure of data and data protocols at the time of research publication.

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Nature’s Value

The driving force behind the environmental movement is the idea that nature is a value regardless of its utility to man. Its wonders are to be preserved rather than modified. Modification is destruction according to the environmentalist creed. The more extreme elements of the environmental movement such as the group Earth First say this explicitly.

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