Citations, References, and Evolving the MLA Documentation Style

Generate First Drafts Through Artificial Intelligence Introduction To MLA Documentation Style The Modern Language Association (MLA) documentation style, a cornerstone in the realm of academic writing, offers a systematic method for citing sources within the liberal arts and humanities. Established to provide consistency and clarity in scholarly communication, MLA style enables writers to give proper … Read more

We the People of the United States

Principle #1 from the Enacting Clause (Preamble) of the United States Constitution Full Episode Transcript On September the 10th in 2022, John Roberts, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court said: “Obviously people can say what they want. And they’re certainly free to criticize the Supreme Court. And if they want to say that … Read more

To Form a More Perfect Union

Principle #2 from the Enacting Clause (Preamble) of the United States Constitution Full Episode Transcript Abraham Lincoln steadfastly believed that the Constitution should be interpreted in a manner that is faithful to its purposes. Today, the legacy of Lincoln stands as an inspiring example against the pernicious sophistries of those who seek to undermine what … Read more

Establish Justice

Principle #3 from the Enacting Clause (Preamble) of the United States Constitution Full Episode Transcript Melville W. Fuller was the first Chief Justice to lobby Congress. He successfully advocated for the adoption of the Circuit Courts of Appeals Act of 1891. It established appellate courts, which reduced the Supreme Court’s backlog and allowed it to … Read more

Insure Domestic Tranquility

Principle #4 from the Enacting Clause (Preamble) of the United States Constitution Full Episode Transcript In the Majority Supreme Court Opinion on New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen, Justice Thomas wrote “. . . when it comes to interpreting the Constitution, not all history is created equal. Constitutional rights are enshrined … Read more

Provide for the Common Defense

Principle #5 from the Enacting Clause (Preamble) of the United States Constitution Full Episode Transcript George Washington, in his Farewell Address, said: “Political parties may now and then answer popular ends, but they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be … Read more

Promote the General Welfare

Principle #6 from the Enacting Clause (Preamble) of the United States Constitution Full Episode Transcript With its Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the Supreme Court has both enabled and facilitated clear Deprivations of Rights under the Color of Law. The Thirteenth Amendment, in Section 1 is unambiguous with the statement “Neither slavery … Read more

Secure the Blessings of Liberty

Principle #7 from the Enacting Clause (Preamble) of the United States Constitution Full Episode Transcript If one would be required to sign an Informed Consent document to have a mole removed, how could the Consent of the Governed be legally undermined through the deceptive practices of prevaricating politicians that routinely target the voting public with … Read more

The Quintessential Curriculum

Many writers have described Aristotle’s fifth element as a kind of invisible light or fire. In the Middle Ages. The quinta essentia has evolved to stand for anything so perfect that it seems to surpass the limitations of earth. Today we generally use quintessential rather freely to describe just about anything that represents the best … Read more