With a tragedy like Orlando (and San Bernardino, Colorado Springs, Chattanooga, and Charleston of the last year), I search for answers. But it is almost impossible to find them amidst the social media pontification from the Left and the Right. Both are obnoxious and critically wrong. I feel we are sitting ducks for another senseless murder.
I had the privilege of being part of the four-member photography team at the National Invitational Tournament of Champions last week in Springfield, Missouri. Here are photos plus links to other photos for viewing, sharing and tagging.
Congratulations to Regan Lindsay for winning the Club Starter Package at Stoa NITOC! She will be bringing this package back to her home club and saving her coach $245.
The resolutions release Thursday night, and to celebrate we’re giving away a free Club Starter Package. It’s a new bundle for Monument Publishing, and a lucky winner will get to bring it home for their club.
I am in Springfield, Missouri, for the 2016 National Invitational Tournament of Champions. We assembled kids from across the country for a weekend of debate prep for their big week. Check out the pictures.
Wendy and I considered canceling our 25th Anniversary trip to Puerto Rico due to the on the Zika Virus. But then we dug into research, and deduced that it would be ridiculous. The media was hyping up a scam, and the government was blowing the flames.
I come from a family of liberals, and their prejudices against conservatives like me was validated last night when Donald Trump grasped the nomination. I’m asking, “Now what will I do?”
It looks to be that Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee. I’m not too pleased with that, but let me be honest: I identify more with Trump supporters than I do with those who hate him. Let me explain why.
The Stoa Speech and Debate League released its list of voting measures for the 2016-2017 school year. Whether or not you’re a member of Stoa, you may find my analysis helpful in understanding how I believe a speech and debate league should grow and prosper.