Robert Osburn

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The Presidency to the Rescue: How America Begins the Downward Spiral Into Tyranny

Celebrated this past July 4, America’s founding story of freedom is truly remarkable: unity, courage, integrity, and national integration (incorporating people from around the world). In most other places, the freedom story is bloody, exclusive, and...

Why Are Some Academics Angry?

A college professorship sounds like a golden gig to most people: Read books at your leisure, meet with adoring students, teach a few classes, and otherwise lounge in ivy-covered ivory towers commensurate to your lofty status… To the contrary!...

Moral Outrage as Compensation for Guilt: An Explanation for 21st Century Campus Violence

The worst American campus violence since my college days at the University of Michigan in the late 60s and early 70s begs the question: Why?  It’s not just the violence at places like Berkeley and Middlebury, but also students’ increasingly...