Monthly Archives: February 2017

Well Done, Ivanka

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Dante’s Purgatory: Canto 23 Retelling — Sixth Ledge — Gluttony (Forese Donati)

Chapter 23: Sixth Ledge — Gluttony (Forese Donati) (Purgatory) Dante looked up at the tree, trying to see from where the voice was coming. Virgil called to him, “Dante, we need to make better use of our time. Let’s go.” … Continue reading

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Journalism Roll of Honor: The News Organizations President Trump Hates

Source: Michael Calderone: Trump White House Bars News Organizations From Press Briefing (Huffington Post) RECOMMENDED READING: Michael Calderone: Trump White House Bars News Organizations From Press Briefing (Huffington Post) “Nothing like this has ever happened at the White House in our long … Continue reading

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Dante’s Purgatory: Canto 22 Retelling — Sixth Ledge — Gluttony (Statius)

Chapter 22: Sixth Ledge — Gluttony (Statius) (Purgatory) Dante and Virgil and Statius had passed the angel, who had removed another P from the foreheads of Dante and Statius, and the three poets had begun climbing to the next ledge. … Continue reading

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Dante’s Purgatory: Canto 21 Retelling — Fifth Ledge — Avarice and Wastefulness

Chapter 21: Fifth Ledge — Avarice and Wastefulness (Purgatory) Dante kept walking as he continued to wonder about the shaking of the mountain. He thirsted for the answers to his questions just as the woman of Samaria thirsted for the … Continue reading

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I am a one-issue voter. I vote for the political party that will uphold the safety net, including Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, various forms of Welfare, and the Affordable Care Act, aka ObamaCare.

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Hillary Clinton: “If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Get Out of the … Congress

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Relax, Liberals. Trump Really is Making America Great Again!

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Political Art: We The People

Recommended Reading Stephen Chung: “’Hope’ artist Shepard Fairey reveals new posters to protest Trump” (CNN) The three posters feature Muslim, Latino, and African-American women. “We thought (they) were the three groups that had been maybe criticized by Trump and maybe … Continue reading

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Dante’s Purgatory: Canto 20 Retelling — Avarice and Wastefulness (Hugh Capet)

Chapter 20: Fifth Ledge — Avarice and Wastefulness (Hugh Capet) (Purgatory) Dante left then, respecting the wishes of Pope Adrian V. The desire to be purged of sin is more important than the desire to have a few more questions … Continue reading

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