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Truman Was Right, the CIA Shouldn't Be Conducting Operations

In December 1963, Harry Truman wrote an article in the Washington Post to say the CIA should only be collecting intelligence and not conducting operations. He never thought “that it would be injected into peacetime cloak and dagger operations” and that “the last thing we needed was for the CIA to be seized upon as something akin to a subverting influence in the affairs of other people.” He wanted to see the CIA’s “operational duties be terminated.” He concluded: “There is something about the way the CIA has been functioning that is casting a shadow over our historic position and I feel that we need to correct it.” 241 more words

The Funniest Person in the Room: A Look into Improv Auditions

“We look for team players.” says Tag Improv Communication Chair Mandi Matteucci. “We always say to our auditionees, ‘We want you to make your scene partner look better than you do, it’s not about being selfish and going for the joke or the punchline. 535 more words


Intimidating TBR Tag

In honor of my attempt to read solely from my shelves until I get my owned unread books collection down to a more manageable level, I figured I would do the Intimidating TBR Tag that I’ve seen floating around BookTube. 1,249 more words



Every time I get a little bored, I open up Tinder and let my finger do some swiping.

Usually I swipe left, but every now and then I swipe right. 198 more words


The Truman Show Review

What would you do if someone was going to record the rest of your life? I’ve always wondered that as I forgot to save my latest replay in Super Smash. 1,105 more words


Liar, liar, fur on fire!

From the beginning of my life with animals I have seen parallels between their behavior and that of the people around me.  I have seen them form friendships, show empathy, and grieve lost loved ones.  831 more words

Thinking Out Loud


Hello, I’m Charles Mahood and I attend Truman State University. About a year and a half ago in March of 2016, I performed my first set of stand-up comedy. 230 more words