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Rhetoric - Ouroboros Speech

It is sad don’t you think that so much of what the talking heads deem as dialogue is actually no more than an endless monologue, a run on sentence circling around and back to itself like a cottonmouth biting its own tail. 31 more words


PC Potentates Declare Yoga "Culturally Insensitive"

—November 27, 2015

For the latest in politically correct absurdity I bring you to my adopted land up here in the North, the land of ice, moose, beavers and Eskimos known as Canada. 583 more words

Political Correctness

Anathema to F. D. Roosevelt's immortal words. 

Reading the initial paragraph of this article by Brookings’ Harold Trinkunas, I wonder if indeed, with all the horrific imagery from Paris, Beirut, Tunis and Sharm-el-Sheik, and with all the fear-mongering by GOP presidential primary candidates, if we have not already – in our dispositions and our collective psyches – succumbed to fear itself. 43 more words


How Refugees Are Selected, Vetted, and Settled in the United States

Today is the day after too much food and lots of napping……I will be busy with preparing a lesson plan for the class I will teach soon….so sorry but today’s post are ones that I have scheduled to publish……comments will be slow in coming but they will come…..I will return to form on Monday….thanx for your understanding……. 172 more words


Je Suis...

In the week following the Paris shootings in January, French police arrested 54 people in a nationwide crackdown on racist “hate speech,” anti-Semitism and statements defending or threatening terrorism. 331 more words

Law And Politics

Crazy Day

A lot happened today. Classes were canceled because of threats made against students of color. I found this very disturbing. Part of what led me to choose this school was how accepting everyone seemed to be, but I guess not everyone is that way. 288 more words

College Life

Wash. University Cancels Class Following Racist Threats on Social Media

(SEATTLE) — After a racist thread on social media sparked outrage on a quiet Washington state campus, college officials sent students home a day early for the Thanksgiving holiday. 654 more words