1. “President Barack Obama was born in the United States. Period.” (And apparently, according to PolitiFact, there are actually ten more true statements, as listed here. Seriously, though, it is appalling and frightening that he has any supporters at all. Think… Read More ›
Imagine some group or agency inevitably comprised of all unquestionably pure White men listening to orders from a superior. Imagine this superior assigning each man a certain number of houses and ordering him to visit each one in the next ten hours. … Read More ›
People express shock over the extreme popularity of Donald Trump’s campaign — one centered around psychologically- and physically- charged rhetorics of violence. Trump has, as we know, recently expressed hatred for all other countries and everyone accept the so-called “silent majority.” He… Read More ›
During Democratic debates Hillary Rodham Clinton regularly interrupts and speaks over Bernie Sanders and the various moderators against official rules. This is not news, of course. However, this has been on my mind, as I try to understand what happened… Read More ›
Colleges and universities are always in various states of growth, transition, and uncertainty. Support from political leaders (and the people they theoretically represent) in the form of either tangible monetary support or positive rhetoric always ebbs and flows. Post-secondary institutions… Read More ›
Due to the extremely unusual (and important) nature of the upcoming presidential election, its candidates, the people, and the media, I keep having a strong desire to write blogs over all kinds of possible topics. (Yes, I know I should… Read More ›
While waiting forever in a doctor’s office waiting room this morning (we’re talking four hours of waiting!), I got to hear some very interesting conversations while I was finishing Becoming Mexican American and preparing this study guide for my students…. Read More ›
Not that different, according to a digital humanities analysis. Check out the interesting results!