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We're All Mad Here

Wednesday, after two and a half years of work, I graduated from Seton Hill University’s MFA in Writing Popular Fiction Program. For some ungodly reason (at a Catholic university, no less) I was appointed class speaker. 1,995 more words

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Free Speech’s Shrinking Circle of Friends

Liberals and even some conservatives embrace the ‘heckler’s veto’ threat to the First Amendment

Barry A. Fisher writes: An essential freedom-of-speech paradigm was established in 1949 by the Supreme Court in  675 more words

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Why I Will Never be Invited to Deliver a Commencement Speech

Most motivational speeches tell you that if you try hard enough, if you stay true to your dreams, if you fight the good fight, if you are passionate enough, if you have enough willpower to withstand rejections and difficulties, eventually things will work out for the best and all your hard work will finally pay off. 579 more words

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Jeb Bush Thinks He Can Persuade The Republican Base To Get Behind Immigration Legislation

Jeb Bush Thinks He Can Persuade The Republican Base To Get Behind Immigration Legislation

BuzzFeed ^ | December 16, 2014 | Andrew Kaczynski

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Look after yourself and care about what you do: the prize giving speech I made to my old High School

A month or so ago I was approached by my old high school who had found out about my ‘successes’ in academia. They invited me to give an address at the ‘Prize Giving Evening’ for former Year 11 students. 1,473 more words

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