On the Acquisition of Territory

 On March 30, 1867, the United States acquired Alaska from the Russian Empire for $7.2 million. Since then, the acquisition has paid off tremendously for the United States, Alaska having since been found rich in natural resources such as gold and oil, as well as being strategically positioned for modern geopolitics. It is my opinion…

On the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. These are the words of the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America, written by James Madison and proposed to Congress on June 8,…

On the Rising Cost of College Education

We live in a paradoxical society. In order to rise in socioeconomic status, or even to maintain one’s current status, one must now obtain a high quality college education. Because this is such an essential component to financial success, you would assume that it was readily available to the vast majority of Americans. You would…