Is the United States united?

What kind of nation are we becoming? How can the United States of America be respected by other nations if the majority of our citizens choose not to be actively supportive of their communities, and have no interest in making it a mandatory requirement? I understand that there are opinions on this which declare that…

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Discussion vs Lecture

In my opinion, if you are not able to consider someone else’s argument, you have no business opening a discussion. Furthermore, if you aren’t willing to discuss a topic, it is not longer a discussion, but a lecture wherein there is no growth, improvement, or sharing of knowledge. Thinking back on the debates that I…

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Judging Debates

About two weeks ago, an intern from Wooster High School asked if I would be willing and/or interested in being a debate judge. I pointed out that as an office assistant, and not a lawyer, I probably wasn’t qualified to judge a debate. As it would seem, anyone is welcome to judge these high school students…

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