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The White Elephant in the Room

What is “whiteness”? Specifically, what is “whiteness” in America? Superficially, relatively pale European skin color (in its diversity) may be the result of the interplay between melanin, Vitamin D and folate/folic acid. Melanin impedes Vitamin D production, but aids the production/retention of folic acid, both of which affect human development even prenatally. Environments with little sun

Contributory Negligence

There has been an interesting two-level debate in Maryland regarding the legal doctrine of contributory negligence. What is contributory negligence?  Well, here it is in a nutshell. Imagine you are in a car accident in Utah (not that I would wish such a thing), let’s say in a head-on collision.  You suffer $100,000.00 worth of