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Slate's article on "Pizzagate"

Slate just published an outstanding article on the nonsensical conspiracy that has come to be called Pizzagate. It’s so outrageous that it would be almost hilarious if it wasn’t so dangerous to real people and didn’t deal with such dark subject matter. 63 more words


The NRA’s Convenient Gun-Reform Policy

Let us recall the words of abolitionist Lloyd Garrison in this process of truth telling: “ I will be as harsh as truth, and as uncompromising as justice.” 215 more words


Charles Bukowski

there is a loneliness in this world so great
that you can see it in the slow movements of
the hands of a clock

― Charles Bukowski, from “the crunch,” … 14 more words


Tarzan Research Paper

Charles B. Snoad
December 2001
Revised December 2016

Gentlemen in Distress No More: How Tarzan of the Apes Saved Modern Masculinity

In 1911 Frederick Winslow Taylor made this bold declaration: “In the past the man has been first; in the future the system must be first” (quoted in Kasson 171). 2,735 more words


Eliot Khalil Wilson

She twists like a flame.
Her back, a sierra of bone,
her hips, a sandstone canyon.
And I can believe her gaze,
born from a thousand years dreaming… 28 more words


Mark Twain

Stars and shadows ain’t good to see by. ― Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Penguin Classics; 1ª ed., 1ª imp. edition December 31, 2002) Originally published December 10th 1884.