Monthly Archives: February 2016

Word Cloud: CALL-AND-RESPONSE

by Nona Blyth Cloud Call-and-response is one of the most ancient forms of human expression  — in music, it is a phrase played by a musician or a group of musicians which is answered by another musician or group of … Continue reading

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virtue signalling Trumpites don’t care if politics, like pro wrestling, is sport or entertainment

By ann summers Do voters subscribe easily to Personality Cults? And can one base entire political candidacies on them as signalling and identify them by their discourse? Are they examples of pro-/con- discourse games as the Democratic candidates spar towards Philly and opportunistic mischief-makers … Continue reading

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College continues to suffer the RWNJ objections to ‘anti-American’ campuses due to a ‘disbelief that liberalism still survives.’

By ann summers There are cyclical media stories over decades about business and medical graduate school programs wanting student recruits who have had a liberal education. The problem represents a continuing crisis of retraining and adapting higher education to not simply the needs … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: BELLTONGUE

by Nona Blyth Cloud A human being is made up of all the experiences of a lifetime — sometimes a few carelessly spoken words, long forgotten by the speaker, can change the course of the hearer’s life forever. I do not know if … Continue reading

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Tennessee Sheriff proves beyond all shadow of doubt that Beyoncé is a stochastic terrorist

  By ann summers   Another minor public official in Tennessee has decided to support the Bundystani Soverign Citizen wardlordism using county sheriffs as the dupes of anti-government libertarianism. Now the false equivalence of RWNJ sovereignty protests applies where not only is … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court: The Shape of One’s Soul and the Color of One’s Conscience

by Nona Blyth Cloud (Column originally published at Morning Open Thread on Daily Kos) Justice Antonin Scalia (front row, second from left) is dead. I assume that the President will do his job and nominate a new Justice. Then the great … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: RIFT

by Nona Blyth Cloud We sometimes forget how closely History is following behind us. Only 50 years ago, it was still illegal for people of different races to marry in 16 U.S. states, mostly in the South. It wasn’t until … Continue reading

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