The Parthenon

Operation Jade Helm raises concerns of government intrusion on civil liberties

Operation Jade Helm raises concerns of government intrusion on civil liberties

Editorial

April 22, 2015

This summer, all branches of the U.S. military are launching a vast Special Operations exercise across six states called Jade Helm 15. The size and scope of this mission is vast, utilizing eight states (Texas, Utah, New Mexico, California, Arizona, Mississippi, Louisiana and Nevada) as a training grou...

The power of words

Editorial

March 12, 2015

Words can be a powerful thing. They wield a power that can leave scars that may never heal. But the words themselves are harmless. They are benign as a sword, inert as a bullet. It is the force that drives them that causes the damage. It is the speaker of such words who imprints them with a stigma that create...