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The Art of the Novella: May Day by F. Scott Fitzgerald

In the spring of 1919, the world was recovering from the catastrophe of World War I, which had ended with an armistice in November of 1918. The Paris Peace Conference had begun in January of 1919 which would result in … Continue reading

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Frank Luntz and the Eighth Circle of Hell

Abandon all hope, ye who enter here. As we head into a presidential election year,  Dante Alighieri’s famous inscription on the Gate of Hell seems appropriate.   Once again, Frank Luntz –Republican pollster, strategist, consultant, and cunning linguist – is setting … Continue reading

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What He Said

Here’s yet another video about the current state of affairs.  This time it’s the late George Carlin.  He’s considerably more profane and angry than gentle Robert Reich, but just as concise and just as eloquent.  This rant from several years … Continue reading

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