The Kenyan-American President

By Jerry Ward Despite his being a lame duck, President Barack H. Obama did not quack in delivering his farewell address on January 10, 2017. He is too intelligent to reify a metaphor. Obama lectured on the centrality of ...
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January 20, 2017: Surreal Meditation

By Jerry Ward January 20, 2017 will be (____________________).  Complete the sentence.  Let the assertion be an example of sound signifying (just)(ice). Reporters and journalists are working overtime, seeking non-objecti...
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Cam Newton, and the Killing of a Mockingbird

  By Kevin Powell The object of the artist is the creation of the beautiful. What the beautiful is is another question. —JAMES JOYCE, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man   I’ve wrestled with alligators. I’v...
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Another Willie Cauley-Stein Chanukah

By Jonathan Miller It’s been a tough week to be a liberal Zionist in Kentucky. From the Cats loss to the Cards, to the POETUS’ nuclear noodging, to my own POTUS executing a Grayson Allen-like leg sweep to trip up &hellip...
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Russia: Reagan’s Evil Empire Rises Again

By Jonathan Miller Every generation has its seminal moment … an event whose memory is etched onto our souls. We not only remember where we were and what we were doing, but also all of the hues, fragrances, and melodies &...
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No Sympathy for the Poor

By Hyunny Kwon  Trust me, I would love to stand on the street and beg for money, but I can’t, can I? But you have to think, like what they did to get themselves in that situation. Like you think …
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Dear Haiti

By Carl Bernard    You are maltreated And your people seem To be defeated Hungers has swallowed The warriors of 1804 The unity we once roared Now you urge and cry at its door Which has been shut and Something &helli...