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Materialism At What Cost?

In a cultural that former President Bill Clinton once called ” the most materialistic in human history” the culture continues to pay a terrible price and  nobody seems to care. 141 more words

Life

Jets sign Pierre-Louis

The New York Jets have signed LB Kevin Pierre-Louis in free agency to add depth to their linebacker corp.

Pierre-Louis has signed a 2-year, $5.25 million contract with $2.5 million guaranteed and a cap hit of $2.375 million for his first season in New York. 98 more words

American

Bob Dylan #38: Triplicate (2017)

We’ve reached the top of the mountain, folks: the final (thus far) album in the illustrious career of Bob Dylan.  It’s been a long, fun ride, a joy revisiting albums I love and an even bigger joy listening to ones I’ve never heard before.  475 more words

William Carlos Williams - in 5 minutes

Here is a brief audio-visual intro to the American poet, WilliamsCarlos Williams.  Just be aware that the beginning and end of this video have a few flashes of white light and black screen.

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Attention on Deck: Mare Island Naval Cemetery Needs Your Help

It is fitting on Memorial Day weekend that we honor those who have died in service to our country.

Many of us also remember those who served on active duty in peace or war time and have passed on to the final muster. 608 more words

American History

Bob Dylan #37: Fallen Angels (2016)

Dylan delivers another album of standards with 2016’s Fallen Angels.  This one immediately sets itself apart from the midnight gloom of Shadows in the Night  291 more words

a fish climbs a tree

we, in schooling (american-wise) are ranked based of a GPA. also known as grade-point-average. in this system, our grades from each class, proficient or not, all add up into a cumulative score which is then placed into a ranking from student to student in GPA form. 316 more words