The Shining City: Classical Athens and its Historiography

Classical Athens was a titan in the ancient world, a city-state resplendent with wealth and power. Her powerful navy was known throughout the Near East as a significant military force, while the city’s machine of commerce hummed as this power earned its strength through trade. From its rise as a significant city-state during the aftermath … Continue reading The Shining City: Classical Athens and its Historiography

Lines in the Sand: George H.W. Bush and Creating the Coalition

Note: President George H.W. Bush (1989-1993) served this nation with distinction and honor as a veteran of the Second World War, Congressman, CIA Director, Vice President, and finally President, and passed away last week on November 30, 2018. This is dedicated in his honor. From August 1990 to February 1991, one major issue dominated the … Continue reading Lines in the Sand: George H.W. Bush and Creating the Coalition

Why Trump’s Transgender Ban is Wrong

President Donald Trump in a surprise series of tweets announced that he was banning transgender Americans from serving in the United States military, saying that “…the United States Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.” This decision comes on the sixty-ninth anniversary of President Harry … Continue reading Why Trump’s Transgender Ban is Wrong