The Necessity of an Unprincipled Society

Post By: Andrew Lloyd Franklin             Principles are supercilious and futile. In fact, they are direct impediments to American progress and prosperity. Despite the possibility, nay the inevitability, of backlash for this outlandish assertion, I stand by it. Mark Twain once quipped, “[w]e all live in the protection of certain cowardices which we call ourContinue reading “The Necessity of an Unprincipled Society”

A Progressive Perspective on What ROTC adds to Duke’s campus…and to our country

Three days ago, Harvard made the decision to reinstate the ROTC program on its campus after first eliminating it during the Vietnam War, and continuing to withhold support for the ROTC program because of DADT.  DADT offered a powerful justification for schools like UChicago, Yale, Brown and Columbia to withhold support for ROTC, but withContinue reading “A Progressive Perspective on What ROTC adds to Duke’s campus…and to our country”