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Myth Spr 20: Online test, & 2 pix of Heracles

March 20, 2020 Dear Classical Mythology students, Welcome to my blog, which I have been running for most of the last decade.  It’s a fairly low-tech venue, and one I am familiar with, so I have been thinking that it … Continue reading

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LATN 403 Spr 20: the new dispensation

  March 19, 2020 Dear Imperial Roman Prose students, Welcome to my blog, which I have been running for most of the last decade.  It’s a fairly low-tech venue, and one I am familiar with, so I have been thinking … Continue reading

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Protected: Basil Rathbone on accents

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And another to my state rep

Dear Representative Rudder, Trust me, I understand that it’s hurtful to see your political position ridiculed as “cult-like” in an editorial in the Washington Post and likened to “mind control” on CNN. You must sympathize with those of us whose feelings … Continue reading

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Oh the fun Lamar and I have

Part of my continuing correspondence with Senator Alexander. Dear Senator Alexander, On Meet the Press (Sun Feb 2, 2020), you remarked, “If a call like that gets you an impeachment, I would think he would think twice before he did … Continue reading

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Letter to Sen. Alexander re Bolton

Dear Senator Alexander, The information from John Bolton’s forthcoming book reported in the New York Times and elsewhere makes the compelling case that the Senate MUST call him as a witness in the Senate’s ongoing impeachment trial of President Trump. … Continue reading

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go figure

“People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.”–Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations  

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