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Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.
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The First Draft of

We were shocked and frightened to learn that HerHillaryness broke her wrist while in India. And let us immediately put to rest the inevitable rumors that she took money from people in India and since she lost the election, she couldn’t pay it back and then well… you know what usually happens. But that’s nonsense, […]

Blossoms on the Vine—Chapter Ten


Little Winking Lights

By the time my second summer following enrollment at KU arrived, the seismic shift in the nation’s culture was well underway. Protests against the war in Vietnam had erupted everywhere. The whole character of the music was evolving—Dylan, The Mamas and the Papas, Simon and Garfunkel, Joplin were all bringing […]

The 2018 Olympics, “Winning Isn’t Everything,”*

With the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Olympics only hours away, we thought it best to remember the father of the Modern Olympics Baron de Coubertin who said. “The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the […]

“The Dossier” and “The Memo”

By now no doubt you have heard of the “The Dossier”. “The Dossier” is about President the Donald Himself and anything about President the Donald Himself will get the entire Mass Hysteria’s panties in a bunch. But what is in “The Dossier”? It doesn’t matter anymore. You just say “The Dossier”. You say it to […]

The Last of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Deciphered

It took a year but Dr. Eshbal Ratson and Prof. Jonathan Ben-Dov of the Department of Bible Studies were at last, able to decipher the last 60 pieces of The Dead Sea Scrolls. The Dead Sea Scrolls were written between 200 B.C. and 100 A.D. and they contain ancient wisdom, including the oldest known copy […]

Real News

One of the biggest if not the biggest story of 2017 was the #metoo story where very famous people like Harvey, Big Harvey Weinstein and who disguised as a mild mannered reporter Matt Lauer, were outed as serial sexual abusers. And as 2018 unfolds the story continues, as just this last Monday Aziz Ansari was […]

A Natural History of Sexual Harassment: Darwin to Lauer

Well, good heavens! It seems every morning we’re waking up now to news of another masculine celebrity accused and smacked down careerwise for, you guessed it, “sexual harassment.” Yes siree. Ailes, O’Reilly, Weinstein, Spacey, Rose, Louis C. K., Franken, Conyers, Seagal, Hoffman, Halperin, Keillor, Stone, Affleck, Lauer, James Levine, even old daddy H.W. Bush—and all […]

Kitsch, Decadence and the Why of Donald Trump

The artistic concept of “decadence,” as either a movement or a condition, can be traced back at least to the eighteenth century and appears and reappears (think Baudelaire, Oscar Wilde, 1920s Berlin, etc.) moving forward up to the present time. And it would seem, in the broadest sense of that word, that once again we’re […]

Out of the Past

Whenever we see someone caught in a maelstrom, we always look to help. It’s just one of the things we do. And we also always look back in time to see if someone else who faced a similar situation, could give guidance to the embattled of today. So here’s some advice to those facing the […]



– And what will they think of us in the 23rd century?

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To most Americans, it is unsettling to watch historical statues toppled and the names of our forefathers besmirched. We […]