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Human Flourishing vs. The Green New Deal – Part 1

This is the first in a series of essays looking at the implications of a sweeping new policy proposal in the U.S. known as The “Green New Deal.” The program, unveiled in January 2019 by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, proposes to replace fossil fuels by renewable sources of energy

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Killing Free Speech

America’s Founding Fathers understood the importance of defending free speech as a fundamental principle for the world’s first republic including it as the first amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Without the right to speak freely and debate ideas publicly, freedom in any society-including America-will die. It happened

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News and Views August 9, 2018

     In order to restore the foundation of individualism in the U.S.,  grassroots America must be able to tell truth from fiction and fact from opinion. However, assessing credibility with the constant bombardment of “fake news” can be a difficult task. Tasha Stacey discusses reasoning  fallacies

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News and Views June 25, 2018

As the saying goes: “The times they are a changing. . .” Unlike previous administrations, the Trump administration is: standing up to America’s allies and our enemies in our foreign policy, making major progress in the area of reducing excessive regulation, especially at the EPA, and making

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News and Views June 6, 2018

As part of ROAR’s mission to “restore the foundation of rights and individualism in the U.S.,” we celebrate the achievements, values, and virtues of individuals. As it happens, this is among the most effective ways to “change the conversation” concerning cultural/political issues of our day. The use of “stories”

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News and Views May 23, 2018

It is my sincere belief that in order to fulfill ROAR ‘s mission of restoring the foundation of rights and individualism in America it is essential to initiate fundamental changes in our educational system. Toward that end, in this ROAR newsletter Tasha Stacey will be continuing her

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News and Views- May 1, 2018

In this issue we continue our emphasis on education with Part 3 of Tasha Stacey’s review of The Art of Reasoning by David Kelley. In addition, we will review the heroic efforts by individual educators in the public schools as chronicled in What School Could Be by Ted Dintersmith. (Many thanks to

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News and Views -April 17, 2018

   In keeping with the theme of  ROAR’s “Year of Education,” this week’s newsletter contains Part 2 of Tasha Stacey’s review of David Kelley’s wonderful book, The Art of Reasoning, and an update on indoctrination in the public schools with a suggested remedy for reforming this serious problem (Indoctrination

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News and Views- April 1, 2018

Two themes consistently run through ROAR’s operations and our weekly newsletters: (1) Education and the need to improve it for the purpose of living a better life as well as elevating the level of public discourse in the U.S., and (2) Grassroots methods and activities to restore

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News and Views- March 27th, 2018

In order to restore the republic in America (this organization’s mission), its foundation of individualism must be restored. However, in order to do that, we must enhance the overall ability of individuals in our culture to independently and accurately assess the issues of our day. Unfortunately, there is a

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