Monthly Archives: August 2010

Let’s Not Do a Historical Repeat…

I’ve been discussing the anti-Muslim sentiments that seem to be floating around this country in some of my recent posts. Incidentally enough, I’m discussing the same incident as a previous professor of mine and fellow blogger, Professor Santi Tafarella. I … Continue reading

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Anti-

There are a lot of good ways to be Anti. You can be anti-hate. You can be anti-war. You can be anti-nazi. There are also a lot of bad ways to be Anti. Unfortunately, it’s not always as easy to … Continue reading

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They’re At It Again

It seems like the conservatives think they can fool the nation. Conservative television demegogue Glenn Beck is holding a “non-political” rally at the site of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. The goal of this … Continue reading

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Palin vs. Paglia

Who would win in a boxing match? Camille Paglia or Sarah Palin? The Outdoor life in Alaska surely provided Palin some experience with physical activity, whereas Paglia is a true academic, and tends to throw her weight around via her … Continue reading

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Much B.S. Debunked

For those who have been hearing much contradictory information about the “Ground Zero Mosque,” I implore you to take a peak at this bit from MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann.

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America, a limited time offer.

I didn’t mean to continue with this examination of America and American ideals, but I was thinking about Ginsberg’s poem included in my previous post and it reminded me of a piece by one of the sharpest contemporary poets, Tony … Continue reading

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America: An Old Poem for a Fresh View

The things closest to us are often the things most effectively ignored. I think many Americans are notoriously bad when it comes to this. Not that I am any better than many other Americans, but the I often see pretentiousness … Continue reading

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