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When Entitlement Becomes The Final Word

A classic example of dodging the question resorting to ad hominem in which my thoughts on the matter can be succinctly summed up in one word, dégoûtant. 159 more words


What An Australian Tom Wolfe Would Say

By Andrew Bolt ~

The United States has lost the great Tom Wolfe, author of Bonfire of the Vanities. Roger Franklin wishes we’d had a Wolfe ourselves: 660 more words

Public Opinion

Man Up! How?

I’ve spent the weekend in the presence of up to 30 men. An environment where masculinity and mental health within men were explored with a view to an eventual performance. 777 more words


Trynna contrive the magic of artistic power through Othello: My presentation on Shakespeare's classic (including occasional commentary and reactions from my class)

This is a follow up to my recent post about playing the race card in my Shakespeare class. I played that race card to secure a slot presenting Othello against a mediocre white boy and my post sparked some interest in reading and hearing about my presentation.  4,960 more words

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Chris Rock Humor: Racist Cops Should Say After Killing Blacks, 'We Gotta Shoot A White Kid!'

By Tim Graham ~

Kelly Lawler at USA Today previewed a new Netflix standup comedy special by Chris Rock called Tamborine,  in which he openly discusses his “very public 2014 divorce from his wife of 18 years.” But first, the special offered a “joke” about how the police need to “occasionally shoot a white kid” after they looked at their “dead calendar.” As if the police have a… 526 more words

Public Opinion

After a lifetime of being accused of playing the race card, a black student at a PWI decidedly plays it. For real.

I’m a black, non traditional college aged student at a PWI (Predominantly white institution). I have one more semester after this, then I will work on my thesis, then I will graduate. 1,839 more words

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