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We live in a democracy. So what?

This is what happens when all the president’s men are grifters:

Another day, another set of regulations targeted for reversal by President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency.

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Mainstream Media

There is a very obvious line between asking for education and harassment (Lesson #37 from the Drag King Bar)

I teach immigrants and refugees

English twice a week in exchange for

tostadas, stuffed grape leaves

a view of the ocean

and an excuse to be called… 84 more words


That elusive hummer

I’m smiling as I write this watching a hummingbird perched on one of the feeders taking his sweet fill.  They fascinate me, and since I’m not an Audubon, I’m dependent on the research and experience of others how to attract these little guys. 331 more words

Other Stuff

Reading Response: Rhetoric and Competition by Linda Hutcheon

    In the article ‘Rhetoric and Competition’, Linda Hutcheon addresses the current “wolfish” situation caused by the culture of competition, which has been deeply embedded in the academic society today. 510 more words

Arsh pe Rehman, zameen pe rehman, Iqbal aur mai (God, Atif Rehman Mian, Iqbal, and I)

Wo jab mujhse kehte hain,

“Jao yahan se; tumhari rangat tumhe hamare beech rehne ka haqadar nahi chorti.”

Lab pe jawab tyar hota hai, magar phir, 481 more words


Tolerance gone rogue: Troubles with relativism (Part 2)

“I guess what makes something right is how I feel about it. But different people feel different ways, so I couldn’t speak on behalf of anyone else as to what’s right and wrong.” So said a young adult, … 961 more words


Love is hard work. That is true. But how?

The hard work that is present in any love relationship is found in the attempt to bond with your partner. 680 more words