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Protected: Donald Trump and the Thousand Points of Light

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Remembering my Father “Les” Selvidge! 1912-1971

Factory Work is Honest and Good Work! The picture above is of my father and three relatives at an Xmas party, probably in the 1960’s. He worked for Bower Roller Bearings as an inspector. Every morning he dressed for work … Continue reading

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Folk Alliance International. The Kansas City Folkfest was the BEST!

Angels of Music Descend Upon Kansas City We are adults.  Who da’ thought that we would love Music Camp.  Isn’t that for kids?  Tom and I had never been to a music festival.  Someone said that there were 1600 musicians at … Continue reading

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Dr. Strangelove Is Back on My Mind!

Titan II Missile is a Wonder to Behold! I will never forget the last scene of Dr. Strangelove (nor Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev’s declaration, “We will bury you.”)  We were watching the movie at a drive-in theatre in 1964.  The last … Continue reading

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Violence as an Agent of Change

“When War Broke out in Heaven…” Violence is Local Terror and violence permeates our lives these days.  It is on the news, in games, in television shows and movies, on the streets and in our living rooms.  Every nine seconds … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Despair and Hopelessness

Cartoon Captures a Snapshot about the Failings of Higher Education Chan Lowe created a portrait of Higher Education in the United States “The American Undergrad’s Prayer.”  (I am repeating the prayer here, just in case they pull the cartoon from … Continue reading

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New Book “Politics of Feminisms” is Now Published

Is There More than ONE Feminism?  I am happy to share the good news with you that I have published a new book, Politics of Feminisms.  For most of my career I published in many fields of feminist interpretation.  Some … Continue reading

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Apple Stores are a Lunatic Experience!

Apple is in the Tank! I have been an avid user and fan of Macs since around 1983. Even when my university attempted to bribe me with a new PC, I did not falter, I kept my MAC.  And I have … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Caves into the Cries of Bureaucrats “The U.S. Department of Education has retreated from its controversial plan to create a giant college-ratings system, top officials revealed on Wednesday. Instead, by late summer the department is now promising to … Continue reading

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Destroying or eliminating General Education classes is barbaric. The Visigoths are at the door!

General Education Classes are at the Heart of Higher Education “The first act of the Islamic State was to kill the people with knowledge of Religion.” Zaid AlFares For more than two decades at my last job at a state … Continue reading

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