Monthly Archives: February 2011

FINALLY, HE RESIGNS!

I’m not particularly fond of the daily fare of social networks like Facebook, but at last such tools have been used to advocate for a democratic society and urge protests aimed at the removal of an oligarchy that has been … Continue reading

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PORTMAN & THE BIG O

I have never been a fan of Natalie Portman’s acting ability.  Unlike critics who have been making comments about last year’s female performances, I do not believe she should be the odds-on favorite.  I do not regard her acting in … Continue reading

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WHOSE WAR IS IT NOW?

During the Presidential Campaign of 2008, candidate Barack Obama repeatedly stated that in the Executive Office and as Commander in Chief, he would search in the mountains and caves of Afghanistan to find Osama bin Laden and kill him.  Those … Continue reading

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SORRY IS NOT ENOUGH!

There is very little substantive discussion about affirmative action these days, because the opposition has successfully distorted the debate in a way that is fundamentally both racist and sexist.  This opposition allows for the perpetuation of white-male dominance and the … Continue reading

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