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The Envelope: God hates Republicans

Benjamin Garcia
June 29, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Politics, The Envelope

Conservatives are America's cancer. Sidenote: With the proposed budget throwing elderly people off of health insurance, we are bound to see more and more of these declining conservatives who sit in-front of their TV, eating microwaved TV dinners -- which contain carcinogenic GMOs -- developing cancer...

The Envelope: What would Robespierre say?

Benjamin Garcia
May 31, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Politics, The Envelope

"The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant," said the incorruptible leader of the French Revolution Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre.Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testified in front of Congress on matters related t...

The Envelope: Good luck, graduates

Benjamin Garcia
May 10, 2017
Filed under Columns, The Envelope

As summer approaches, many students crawl ever closer to their impending graduation dates. Many have spent their entire academic career for this moment, high school graduation is no substitute for getting to toss the cap of a college or university they are proud to call their alma mater.Young, educated ...

The Envelope: Online Etiquette (for Dummies)

Benjamin Garcia
May 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion, The Envelope

I may be a dirty, disgusting communist, but I know a thing or two about refinement-- especially online refinement.For example, you will look like a cretin if you creep onto someone's Facebook wall and try to start a cussing match-- especially if the recipient party does not reciprocate or respond.Everyone will think you a...

Communism is the most pragmatic solution

Benjamin Garcia
April 19, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Envelope

There are many reasons that contribute to communism being the most pragmatic solution to the crises of world poverty, war and climate change. Father of Economics Adam Smith has been accused of saying that individual ambition serves the common good. What this is often interpreted as is the notion th...

The Envelope: The art of common decency

Benjamin Garcia
April 12, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Envelope

In a communist society, the way citizens treat one another is stressed as one of the most important aspects of equality.This is why we refer to each other each-- every one of us-- as "comrades."Naturally it is important in this so-called "democracy" to also use manners.Ironically enough, the business ma...

The Envelope: Diversity is good and Cerritos College has it in no small amount

Benjamin Garcia
March 29, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Envelope

In some nations homogeneity is said to be the implied reason for their success, take Japan for instance; however, there are many more who say it is a virtue in and of itself to nurture a multicultural society and thus expand worldview.One way to drive innovation, according to a Forbes study from 2011, ...

The Envelope: Joining clubs is beneficial to you

Benjamin Garcia
March 22, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Envelope

It would be excellent if you joined one of the many clubs and donated to their affiliated causes if you have the resources to spare.If you attend Cerritos College President Jose Fierro's President's Hour you would know that enrollment is down. Perhaps because going to college has diminishing returns.D...

The Envelope: Not a misanthrope, just pissed off

Benjamin Garcia
March 12, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Envelope

Aren't people the worst? The way they harass you in the street is deplorable; and the way they make you pay for things you want, it's intolerable! Remind people that you believe in "forced social communalism" often and loud. The louder the better. I don't like people much, and I know I'm not al...

The Envelope: The art of letting go

The Envelope: The art of letting go

Benjamin Garcia
February 27, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Envelope

I see Cerritos College students weighed down with stress and minor trauma, walking around with their knuckles dragging on the floor and circles around their eyes.This makes me worry that too many of us are carrying around issues that will end up being bad for our mental states. Rather than burying you...

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