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November 13, 1953: When Red, Red Robin Comes Bobbin' Along

In the early 50s, folks worked themselves up into a real dither searching for Bolsheviks here, there, wherever they may be hiding. There was a commie round every corner; any person you met might be a secret pinko, hoping to lead you down the slippery slope to socialism and the dreaded one world. 415 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

to keep up with demand

there were lines around the block

each time the bookstore got restocked

to keep up with demand

not what the banners planned
and
there was a lot of jiggling… 52 more words

Poem; Poetry

Michelle Edmisten Fights For Religious Illiteracy

During my high school senior year, my History instructor, Mr. S, would expand his lesson plans, each Friday, to include history in the making. He didn’t merely lecture us about current events… he actually inspired the entire class to participate in lively discussions. 672 more words

Politics

Don't Pull The Trigger

In our newly minted culture of political correctness, we now function in a society in which hypersensitivity and an over awareness of potentially offensive discourse threatens to turn down, or even off, the volume on our writing and dialogue. 854 more words

Book Banning

As an English major I have a slight bias to this since I love books, but that doesn’t make banning books any less wrong in my opinion. 326 more words

Raining

I usually love listening to the rain. I love the smell as the soil fills with water. I love the lush green of the the trees, grass and plants as they fill with this extra push of water. 359 more words