Stone Washington column
Stone Washington is a PhD student in the Trachtenberg School at George Washington University. Stone is employed as a Research Fellow for the Competitive Enterprise Institute, focusing on economic policy as part of the Center for Advancing Capitalism. Previously, he completed a traineeship with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He was also a Research Assistant at the Manhattan Institute, serving as an extension from his time in the Collegiate Associate Program. During this time, he worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Clemson's Department of Political Science and served as a WAC Practicum Fellow for the Pearce Center for Professional Communication. Stone is also a member of the Steamboat Institute's Emerging Leaders Council.

Stone possesses a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration from Clemson University, a Juris Master from Emory University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Clemson University. While studying at Emory Law, Stone was featured in an exclusive JM Student Spotlight, highlighting his most memorable law school experience. He has completed a journalism fellowship at The Daily Caller, is an alumnus of the Young Leader's Program at The Heritage Foundation, and served as a former student intern/Editor for Decipher Magazine. Some of Stone's articles can be found at, which often provide a critical analysis of prominent works of classical literature and its correlations to American history and politics. Stone is a member of the Project 21 Black Leadership Network, and has written a number of policy-related op-eds for the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, The College Fix, Real Clear Policy, and City Journal. In addition, Stone is listed in the Marquis Who's Who in America and is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society. Friend him on his Facebook page, also his Twitter handle: @StoneZone47 and Instagram. Email him at

Judge, jury, and regulator: Are SRO courts more of a threat than a benefit?
Stone Washington
March 30, 2024

“Our constitutional structure does not permit unaccountable private actors to wield governmental power. FINRA has only minimal oversight from an independent . . .

The political failings of ESG: Why 2024 is the year for policy reform
Stone Washington
February 29, 2024

“Woke or conscientious capitalism is a direct result of activist investors pressuring public companies to adopt politically charged policies that fail to . . .

The SEC’s ethical breach as an 'amicus' against We the People before the Supreme Court
Stone Washington
October 31, 2023

“In Sarbanes-Oxley, Congress employed a phrase: ‘discriminate because of’ that has long been recognized to require a plaintiff to show . . .

Special Counsel Durham delivers a special dose of reality on FBI corruption and weaponization
Stone Washington
July 13, 2023

“The speed and manner in which the FBI opened and investigated Crossfire Hurricane during the presidential election season based on raw, unanalyzed, . . .

All “Bragg” and no bite: Why the New York DA’s case against Trump is 100% a political witch hunt
Stone Washington
May 5, 2023

“Justice is supposed to be blind, regardless of race religion or Creed. However, here in Manhattan the scales of Justice are weighed down by politics. For the . . .

Congress cracks down on the weaponization of government
Stone Washington
April 1, 2023

“Ordinary Americans are not just being reported to Twitter for de-amplification or de-platforming, but to firms like PayPal, digital advertisers like Xander, . . .

The Twitter files – Elon Musk’s takeover, and the exposé of big tech censorship
Stone Washington
February 2, 2023

“The ‘Twitter Files’ tell an incredible story from inside one of the world’s largest and most influential social media platforms. It is a . . .

The Gulag Archipelago 50 years later– reassessing one of the greatest works of literary realism
Stone Washington
January 5, 2023

“Bless you prison, bless you for being in my life. For there, lying upon the rotting prison straw, I came to realize that the object of life is not prosperity . . .

Midterms 2022: The fight to save America
Stone Washington
November 4, 2022

A Who’s Who of 2022: Breakdown of Critical Midterm Races and Candidates With the 2022 Midterm elections right around the corner, the country has seen many . . .

Jaeger LeCoultre’s 190-year impact—Redefining the possible in timekeeping
Stone Washington
October 4, 2022

“The art challenges the technology and the technology inspires the art.” ~John Lassetter, film director “The [Quadriptyque] watch represents Jaeger . . .

The Grapes of Wrath—How America’s former depression reflects America’s imminent recession
Stone Washington
August 30, 2022

"The changing economy was ignored, plans for the change ignored; and only means to destroy revolt were considered, while the causes of revolt went on." ~John . . .

Rescuing the right to life: The aftermath of abortion rights in America
Stone Washington
July 31, 2022

“It is time to heed the Constitution and return the issue of abortion to the people’s elected representatives. ‘The permissibility of abortion, . . .

America under siege and the historic invasion at the border
Stone Washington
June 29, 2022

"President Biden and the people he appointed to key positions in his administration have pursued the most radical open-borders policies in the history of any . . .

Redeeming Twitter, exposing liberal censorship, and the fight for free speech
Stone Washington
May 25, 2022

“I invested in Twitter as I believe in its potential to be the platform for free speech around the globe, and I believe free speech is a societal . . .

From energy independence to energy crisis: How American oil production has suffered under Biden
Stone Washington
March 4, 2022

“We were energy independent one year ago, now we are at the mercy of OPEC, gasoline is selling for $7 in parts of California, going up all over the country, . . .

Controversial vaccine mandates put the Solicitor General’s institutional influence to the test
Stone Washington
January 31, 2022

The United States Solicitor General (SG) operates as the focal point of facilitating smooth relations between a sitting President and the Supreme Court. As . . .

Defying convention to supersede the realm of possibility: Omega’s impact on time
Stone Washington
December 31, 2021

“For Omega, precision is the truest mark of watchmaking excellence. The margins of precision can be measured by mere seconds—seconds that are a testament to . . .

Honoring “Chief” Justice Thomas’s thirty years of service on the U.S. Supreme Court
Stone Washington
December 4, 2021

“Right is still right, even if you stand by yourself” “So long as there are people of character who have the will to lead and have faith in our . . .

Revisiting the exciting travels of Marco Polo—850 years later, Part II
Stone Washington
October 19, 2021

“I believe it was God's will that we should come back, so that men might know the things that are in the world, since, as we have said in the first . . .

Reflections on Biden’s failure in Afghanistan, the Trump foreign policy of strength, and the 20th anniversary of 9/11
Stone Washington
September 14, 2021

“It looks like the Biden demonstration has just failed in its execution of its own plan. It looks like they are now trying to get folks out. This remind me . . .

Revisiting the exciting travels of Marco Polo—850 years later, Part I
Stone Washington
August 18, 2021

“There was never man yet, Christian or Saracen, Tartar or Pagan, who explored so much of the world as Messer Marco.” ~ Rustichello of Pisa  . . .

What the failures of FDR’s court-packing bill predict about Biden’s Supreme Court commission
Stone Washington
August 5, 2021

“If anything would make the Court look partisan, it would be that—one side saying, ‘when we’re in power, we’re going to enlarge the number of judges . . .

The 1619 Project’s Historical Devolution v. the 1776 Patriotic Revolution
Stone Washington
June 30, 2021

“Providence has been pleased to give this one connected country to one united people—a people descended from the same ancestors, speaking the same language, . . .

The scourge of America’s “Critical Race Theory” exposed
Stone Washington
June 11, 2021

“Eventually, the public will recognize [Marxists'] ‘critical race fragility’ for what it is: a prickly refusal to submit one’s ideas to vigorous . . .

Combating the coronavirus with truth
Stone Washington
May 14, 2021

“This virus has a cure. It is called hydroxychloroquine, zinc, and Zithromax. I know you people want to talk about a mask. Hello? You don’t need a . . .

The Tempest illusion vs. America’s delusion
Stone Washington
April 4, 2021

“Our revels now are ended. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits and Are melted into air, into thin air: And, like the . . .

Eulogy to Dr. Walter E. Williams—A friend, mentor, & intellectual giant
Stone Washington
February 11, 2021

“Black Americans have made the greatest gains over some of the highest hurdles, in the shortest period of time, than any racial group in the history of . . .

President Trump: Year 4
Stone Washington
January 2, 2021

In the face of great challenges this year, Americans showed incredible grit, strength tenacity, and resolve, and together we achieved truly historic victories . . .

Unprecedented voter fraud: How the 2020 election was stolen
Stone Washington
December 16, 2020

“This is about restoring faith and confidence in American elections. This is about our democracy and the sacred rights that generations of Americans have . . .

Election 2020: Trump’s Lockean Conservatism vs. Biden’s Hobbesian Socialism
Stone Washington
November 3, 2020

“Success is going to bring us together. We are on the road to success. But I’m cutting taxes, and he [Biden] wants to raise everybody’s taxes and he wants . . .

Supreme Court in the age of Trump: An examination of Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh
Stone Washington
October 12, 2020

“Throughout my decade on the bench, I have watched my colleagues strive day in and day out to do just as Socrates said we should – to hear courteously, . . .

Symposium—On the politics of race, social(ism) justice reform and earning the black vote
Stone Washington
August 29, 2020

“The wisest among my race understand that the agitation of questions of social equality is the extremest folly, and that progress in the enjoyment of all the . . .

Targeted by rogue FBI: The plot to entrap General Flynn
Stone Washington
August 1, 2020

“Flynn’s only crime was going to work for President Trump. He became an unwitting pawn in the FBI’s quest to find evidence of a nonexistent “collusion . . .

Roger Stone did nothing wrong!—An appeal for true justice
Stone Washington
June 30, 2020

“You might as well know now that I intend to fight this outrageous attempt to silence me forever! If I wanted an easy way out, I could just have agreed to the . . .

Celebrating Victory in Europe Day: 75 years of freedom triumphing over tyranny
Stone Washington
May 25, 2020

“Seventy-five years ago today, the last remnants of the Nazi regime unconditionally surrendered to the Allied Powers, marking the end of World War II in . . .

Book review 2020: Time to Steal Away from the Democrat Party!
Stone Washington
April 29, 2020

“I prayed for freedom for twenty years, but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.” ~Frederick Douglass Introducing my 1st book: “Steal . . .

Thermopylae--The battle for the west vs. America: The battle for impeachment, Part III
Stone Washington
March 26, 2020

"It is melancholy to record that only a very short time after this victory, which had temporarily united so many of the city-states of Greece, dissension . . .

Thermopylae – The Battle for the West vs. America: The Battle for Impeachment, Part II
Stone Washington
March 20, 2020

"Against superior weaponry even the bravest [Persian Immortals] must fail, and when those better weapons were wielded by men [Spartans] whose whole life had . . .

Thermopylae: The battle for the West vs. America – The battle for impeachment, Part I
Stone Washington
February 22, 2020

"We are following in the footsteps of our fathers. We are marching to war at the ideal season of the year. We shall conquer all Europe and, without either . . .

Eye of a tiger; heart of a champion: Clemson's history of greatness
Stone Washington
January 31, 2020

"We always say that champions are made when the stands are empty. Championships are won when no one's watching. And we always say that you have to earn it. You . . .

President Trump: Year 3
Stone Washington
December 31, 2019

"Looking around and all over this large, magnificent planet, the truth is plain to see: If you want freedom, take pride in your country. If you want democracy, . . .

The case against Roger Stone – aftermath of the Mueller witch-hunt
Stone Washington
December 8, 2019

"He's guilty before the trial even started." ~Tucker Carlson (on the Trial of Roger Stone) "As someone whose political activism was born from the anti . . .

Twisted media: How the Biden-Ukraine scandal warped into the Trump "impeachment inquiry"
Stone Washington
October 31, 2019

"I looked at them and said, 'I'm leaving in six hours. If the prosecutor is not fired, you're not getting the money.' Well, son of a b – . He got . . .

The Manchurian Deep State
Stone Washington
October 1, 2019

"Raymond Shaw is the kindest, warmest, bravest, most wonderful human being I've ever known in my life, and even now I feel that way – this minute. And yet . . .

The plague of globalism
Stone Washington
September 3, 2019

"There are plagues, and there are victims, and it's the duty of good men not to join forces with the plagues." ~Albert Camus, The Plague  . . .

Symposium – On the Apostles vs. the Squad: Righteousness vs. repulsiveness
Stone Washington
July 27, 2019

"What matters is not your outward appearance...but your inner disposition. Cultivate inner beauty, the gentle gracious kind that God delights in."  . . .

The Art of the Trade: Trump's triumphal tariff tactics
Stone Washington
July 1, 2019

"There are people who wish I wouldn't refer to China as our enemy. But that's exactly what they are. They have destroyed entire industries by utilizing low . . .

Russiagate reaches climax: Trump + Russia = No collusion--Part 2
Stone Washington
May 15, 2019

"So that is the bottom line. After nearly two years of investigation, thousands of subpoenas, and hundreds of warrants and witness interviews, the Special . . .

Russiagate reaches climax: Trump + Russia = No collusion--Part 1
Stone Washington
April 3, 2019

"[T]he investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference . . .

National emergency: Building the case for "The Great Wall of Trump"
Stone Washington
March 1, 2019

"The lawless state of our southern border is a threat to the safety, security, and financial well-being of all Americans. We have a moral duty to create an . . .

The Legend of Franck Muller: Master of Complications
Stone Washington
January 31, 2019

"For the man, the watch is the single greatest self-expressive object he wears; it is his jewel and to be without a watch, for many men, is to be totally . . .

President Trump: Year 2
Stone Washington
December 26, 2018

"In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country." "In other words, the United . . .

Shattering the political matrix: Kanye's "woke" prophecy for Blacks, Part II
Stone Washington
November 14, 2018

"We just have today. Over and over and over again, the eternal return. The hero's journey. And... Trump is on his hero's journey right now. And he might not . . .

Shattering the Political Matrix: Kanye's "Woke" Prophecy for Blacks, Part I
Stone Washington
October 30, 2018

"If he [Donald Trump] don't look good, we don't look good. This is our President! He has to be the freshest, the flyest, the flyest planes, the best factories. . . .

Infowars' Alex Jones battles the tyrannical technocracy and the shadow banning of Conservatives
Stone Washington
October 1, 2018

"Well, I was taken down not because we lie, but because we tell the truth. And because we were popular. And because we dared go to that committee hearing . . .

Transcending authoritarianism: Machiavelli's the Prince vs. the Prince of China
Stone Washington
August 29, 2018

"Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions." ~Niccolo Machiavelli, The . . .

Symposium – on Job, Trump, suffering, and faith
Stone Washington
July 22, 2018

"As long as there is breath in me, and the breath of God in my nostrils, my lips will not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit. Far be it from me . . .

U.S.-North Korean Summit: Peace returns to the Korean Peninsula
Stone Washington
June 28, 2018

"Anyone can make war, but only the most courageous can make peace." ~President Donald J. Trump Introduction to the U.S-North Korean Summit On Tuesday,  . . .

Happy 70th Anniversary, Israel! America honors Jerusalem, the eternal Capital of God's chosen
Stone Washington
May 31, 2018

"Remember this moment. This is history. President [Donald] Trump, by recognizing history, you have made history. All of us are deeply moved. All of us are . . .

1968-2018: Honoring the 50-year legacy of Martin Luther King and the other America
Stone Washington
April 19, 2018

"Every city in our country has this kind of dualism, this schizophrenia, split at so many parts, and so every city ends up being two cities rather than one. . . .

CPAC 2018: 45 years of conservative revolution
Stone Washington
March 20, 2018

"For more than four decades, this event has served as a forum for our nation's top leaders, activists, writers, and thinkers. Year after year, leaders have . . .

FBI fascism? False FISA memo generates Russiagate scandal
Stone Washington
February 26, 2018

"The FBI mislead and personally deceived a Federal court while using an unverified, completely phony opposition research, bought and paid for by Hillary . . .

Rediscovering Martin Luther – 500 years of Protestant Reformation and revolution
Stone Washington
January 28, 2018

"This life therefore is not righteousness, but growth in righteousness, not health, but healing, not being but becoming, not rest but exercise. We are not . . .

President Trump: Year 1
Stone Washington
December 30, 2017

"We stand at the birth of a new millennium, ready to unlock the mysteries of space, to free the Earth from the miseries of disease, and to harness the . . .

Batman's Bloom = America's Rebirth, Part 2
Stone Washington
December 1, 2017

Batman...returns?? "Folk hero [Batman]. I'm the folk hero. I'm the only one strong enough to see the city [Gotham] for what it is: a fallacy. A construct . . .

Batman's Bloom = America's Rebirth, Part 1
Stone Washington
November 20, 2017

"Say it. 'Damn all of them. There's only me.' Say it. Say it! Because the city was built on divisions. Dead flower dolls. Gotham isn't some tame garden! It's a . . .

1917-2017: 100 years of communism = 100 million deaths
Stone Washington
October 25, 2017

"No cause ever in the history of all mankind, has produced more cold-blooded tyrants, more slaughtered innocents, and more orphans than socialism with power . . .

Justice Sotomayor at Clemson University
Stone Washington
October 5, 2017

"As judges you can't ask us to play God, to do what we think is right, because if we do that, we bastardize the most important principle we live by which is . . .

The American Crucible: Salem's Witch Trials = Russian Witch-Hunt
Stone Washington
September 16, 2017

"Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies! Because I am not worth the dust on the feet of them . . .

Donald "Caesar" Trump?
Stone Washington
August 21, 2017

"O judgment! thou art fled to brutish beasts, and men have lost their reason. Bear with me; my heart is in the coffin there with Caesar, and I must pause . . .

Symposium – on the clouds, logic, and the academy
Stone Washington
August 2, 2017

Open your mind before your mouth. ~ Aristophanes I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think. ~ . . .

What Orwell's "Big Brother" teaches us about America's Shadow Government
Stone Washington
July 15, 2017

"Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a Revolution; one makes the Revolution in order to . . .

Batman Superheavy = Super-Great GOP, Part 2
Stone Washington
June 20, 2017

Commissioner Gordon, in mechanized suit, patrolling Gotham as the New Batman "There is a secret corner of nature we're only now just discovering. A dark . . .

Batman Superheavy = Super-Great GOP, Part 1
Stone Washington
May 29, 2017

Commissioner Gordon and robotic suit posing as the new Batman "And here you are, an extension of the very system that's failed them so many times, but a . . .

Justice Gorsuch and the preservation of originalism
Stone Washington
April 22, 2017

"Judges should be in the business of declaring what the law is using the traditional tools of interpretation, rather than pronouncing the law as they might . . .

Tyrant Obama = Warlord Doflamingo? -- A comparative analysis
Stone Washington
March 20, 2017

Super villain, Don Quixote Doflamingo lounging while talking on his phone Former President, Barack Obama talking on the phone with his foot on the . . .

Trump's triumphant transition
Stone Washington
February 6, 2017

"We stand at the birth of a new millennium, ready to unlock the mysteries of space, to free the earth from the miseries of disease, and to harness the . . .

Clemson champions: 35-year long odyssey to victory
Stone Washington
January 17, 2017

"I'm just telling you, only God can do this. 8 years ago, Terry Don Phillips gave me a chance to lead this program. We set out to put Clemson on top. We . . .

Originalism: The supreme legacy of Judge Bork
Stone Washington
December 22, 2016

Judge Bork before the Senate Judiciary Committee on his failed Supreme Court nomination July 1, 1987 "If revisionists can ignore the most solemnly and . . .

Sun Tzu's Art of War = Donald Trump's Art of Victory
Stone Washington
November 28, 2016

"Ultimate excellence lies not in winning every battle, but in defeating the enemy without ever fighting." ~Sun Tzu, The Art of War "Sometimes by . . .

Batman's Endgame = Obama's End-term, Part 2
Stone Washington
November 2, 2016

The Joker/Obama atop his Throne of Casualties – aka We the People. Yet... We will rise again! "Because I'm the one who laughs, you get it?! I've . . .

Batman's endgame = Obama's end-term, Part 1
Stone Washington
October 20, 2016

The Joker, a classic psychopath and narcissist who doesn't work . . .

Don Quixote Democrats
Stone Washington
September 25, 2016

"When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical is madness. To surrender dreams – this may be madness. Too . . .

Trump-Pence's credo of American exceptionalism vs. Clinton-Kaine's punishment of globalism
Stone Washington
August 27, 2016

"I will view as president the world through the clear lens of American interests. I will be America's greatest defender and most loyal champion. We will not . . .

Trump's Odyssey
Stone Washington
July 31, 2016

"A man who has been through bitter experiences and travelled far enjoys even his sufferings after a time" "There is no greater fame for a man than that which . . .

Trump's Iliad
Stone Washington
July 6, 2016

"Let me not then die ingloriously and without a struggle, but let me first do some great thing that shall be told among men hereafter" ~ Hector, Iliad  . . .

Justice Clarence Thomas, Generation Z, and Me
Stone Washington
April 4, 2016

"My grandfather was a man, when he talked about freedom, his attitude was really interesting. His view was that you had obligations or you had responsibilities, . . .

Detroit's dynamic Republican debate
Stone Washington
March 9, 2016

GOP Candidates at the Fox Theatre, Detroit, Michigan The 11th Republican National Debate occurred at the historic Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan last . . .

Plato's 5 dialogues vs. America's political debates
Stone Washington
February 29, 2016

The Death of Socrates (1787) by Jacques-Louis David. The final moments before Socrates drinks the poison hemlock, surrounded by his grief-stricken . . .

Atlas shrugged, America slouched -- The Galt/Trump revolution
Stone Washington
January 28, 2016

"I started my life with a single absolute: that the world was mine to shape in the image of my highest values and never to be given up to a lesser standard, . . .

Star Wars: The Force of Progressivism Awakens
Stone Washington
December 30, 2015

"Without the Jedi, there can be no balance in the Force." ~ Lor San Tekka "There has been an Awakening... have you felt it? The Dark-side and the . . .

Lady Macbeth, or Lady MacClinton--which is the real witch?
Stone Washington
November 15, 2015

"Come, you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, and fill me from the crown to the toe top-full of direst cruelty. Make thick my blood." ~ . . .

Batman Zero Year: Savage America
Stone Washington
October 15, 2015

"Just a war of the mind. What is war, if not a battle between two strategies?" ~ The Riddler "Maybe that's what Batman is about. Not winning. But . . .

Batman Zero Year: Dark America
Stone Washington
September 12, 2015

You're making us all watch. The whole city. You shut us out and punish us night after night, as you go out there and protect those we can't. But if you do . . .

Batman Zero Year: Secret America
Stone Washington
August 15, 2015

"Because at the end of the day, what people are afraid of is the nothing of it. The randomness. The empty center. Stare into it and try to find meaning. You'll . . .

Prometheus and the flames of the future
Stone Washington
August 3, 2015

"For seeing they saw not, and hearing they understood not, but like shapes in a dream they wrought all the days of their lives in confusion." "It is an easy . . .

Albert Camus: merciless murderer and the stranger to life
Stone Washington
July 10, 2015

Since we're all going to die, it's obvious that when and how don't matter. And my lawyer, rolling up one of his sleeves, said with finality, "Here we . . .

Gulliver and the misguided travels of America
Stone Washington
June 23, 2015

"But as to honour, justice, wisdom, and learning, they should not be taxed at all; because they are qualifications of so singular a kind, that no man will . . .

Oedipus ordeal: defy truth or abandon injustice
Stone Washington
June 5, 2015

"He shall be found at once brother and father of the children with whom he consorts; son and husband of the woman who bore him; heir to his father's bed, . . .

Canterbury and the Tales of America
Stone Washington
May 15, 2015

"We are shaped by what we love." "For if a priest be foul, on whom we trust, No wonder is a common man should rust." ~Geoffrey . . .

The Lord of the Flies vs. the Lord of Israel
Stone Washington
April 19, 2015

"The hunters' thoughts were crowded with memories of the knowledge that they had outwitted a living thing, imposed their will upon it, taken away its life like . . .

1915-2015--100th Anniversary of Booker T. Washington
Stone Washington
April 8, 2015

Success waits patiently for anyone who has the determination and strength to seize it. ~ Booker T. Washington (quote in my father's office) Happy . . .

Joker is death of Gotham; Obama is death of America, Part 2
Stone Washington
March 16, 2015

"And there you are Bats... chasing us, forever chasing! And why? Because it's what you want to happen. It's what you need. Because you see, with us you're more! . . .

Joker is death of Gotham; Obama is death of America, Part 1
Stone Washington
March 4, 2015

"Eyes that let in no light, that see through the darkness, stare into you, each pupil a tiny black pearl fixed in space. A bullet coming at you. Eyes that say . . .

To live free or fail to see... that is the question for America
Stone Washington
February 11, 2015

"Thus conscience does make cowards of us all; and thus the native hue of resolution is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought" ~ Hamlet Words . . .

Beowulf and America 2015
Stone Washington
January 4, 2015

Fate often saves an undoomed man when his courage is good. ~ Beowulf The Call to Battle My inaugural essay for the New Year of 2015 is on the heroic . . .

The truth inside the lie; the owl inside the bat, Part 2
Stone Washington
September 20, 2014

"It's a story as old as Man, Bruce. Two brothers. Sons of a fabled line. Like Romulus and Remus! Eteocles and Polynices! Bruce and Thomas, sons of Gotham. Meant . . .

The truth inside the lie; the owl inside the bat, Part 1
Stone Washington
August 18, 2014

"Yes...I remember now. The bats had simply hidden deeper in the caves. In the darkest parts the owls couldn't tolerate. And when the bats came back... it was . . .

What Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1 teaches America about Obama II, Part 2
Stone Washington
July 27, 2014

So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's . . .

The Old Man, America, and the Sea of Iraq
Stone Washington
June 26, 2014

"You did not kill the fish only to keep alive and to sell for food, he thought. You killed him for pride and because you are a fisherman. You loved him when . . .

Is America still Brave... or have we become a New World?
Stone Washington
April 21, 2014

Dystopia – human baby extraction and incubation "But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want . . .

Symposium: The damnation of ideas Part 2
Stone Washington
February 16, 2014

In this sequel and review of Symposium: The Damnation of Ideas created by my father, Professor Ellis Washington, we continue to delve ever deeper into the . . .

Symposium: the damnation of ideas
Stone Washington
December 27, 2013

This article is essay review of my father's March 2012 Socratic dialogue titled, Symposium: The Damnation of Ideas (Part I & II). Here we will address Part I  . . .

Crime, punishment, and the sins of the Western man
Stone Washington
October 25, 2013

'We have facts,' they say. Facts are not everything – at least half the business lies in how you interpret them. ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and . . .

We the people vs. we the animals
Stone Washington
August 24, 2013

All animals are eqval, bvt some animals are more eqval than others. ~ George Orwell, Animal Farm (1945) Prologue to 'We the Animals' Although the novel . . .

Now go, go and take America!
Stone Washington
July 12, 2013

"Beware The Court of Owls that watches all the time, Ruling Gotham from a shadow perch, behind granite and lime. They watch you at your hearth, they . . .

The Demigod: Ahab, killed by Moby Dick or his obsession for revenge?
Stone Washington
July 2, 2013

Ahab is a strange man who lost his leg to a monstrous whale on his last voyage. Confined to his cabin due to a strange sickness, the captain has been in a . . .

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