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Hollywood, Pushing Progressive Liberal Values?

The common conception of Hollywood is that it’s chock-full of left-leaning, progressive, liberals, but is this really the case?  Anyone who watches any amount of television or film can see that there are certain consistencies that exist, or certain normative … Continue reading

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Interview with Allen Ginsberg

Easily one of my biggest influences as a poet, Allen Ginsberg comes across as such a beautiful person.

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Celebrate Banned Books Week

One of the most enjoyable scholarly activities one can engage in is the reading of banned books.  It is often these banned books that portray a palpable reality, even if those realities are dark places into which one might not … Continue reading

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GOP Hopeful Rick Perry’s Prayer

America has seen its fair share of religious political leaders, but Rick Perry makes George W. Bush look like an agnostic. From CBS News online: On Saturday, Americans will get what for many will be their first taste of the … Continue reading

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Obama’s Birth Certificate

As the race for the 2012 begins to heat up, there are some who seem to be far more concerned with discrediting the president than finding a worthy political opponent.  Would-be plutocrat Donald Trump is fueling the “birther” fires, supposedly … Continue reading

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‘Whites Only’?

Anything that excludes those of non-white descent is usually labeled “racist” in the blink of an eye, especially in academia.  An exception seems to be a scholarship organization in Texas called the “Former Majority Association for Equality.”  It’s an intriguing … Continue reading

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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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