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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Fries with that?

September 28, 2010 - salt_shaker_chasing_french_fries_md_wht There’s an ad on the radio for McDonald’s that makes my blood run cold.  One in 12 working Americans, intones an unctuous voice, have received their “training” at McDonald’s.  The voice says this with a tone of pride.   That’s about… Continue reading
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Devastating Democracy

September 23, 2010 - Democracy can, indeed, be devastating — at least for those who do not understand that the will of the people is, in fact, the bedrock of this free society.  Last week’s election in the District of Columbia has evoked a… Continue reading
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Voices of Trinity: Constitution Day IV

September 18, 2010 - constitution Continuing to receive amazing comments from members of the Trinity community on issues of Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Religion as part of our observance of Constitution Day… From Ana Schwartz:… “I do not believe that freedom of speech Continue reading
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Voices of Trinity: Constitution Day III

September 17, 2010 - Today, September 17, is Constitution Day.  We are continuing to receive and post excellent comments from members of the Trinity community to the questions I posed on Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Religion.  These posts will continue for the… Continue reading
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Voices of Trinity: Constitution Day II

September 16, 2010 - Continuing to post responses to the questions on Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Religion as part of our observance of Constitution Day: From Deondra S. Lewis, Gold Class:… “1. The fact that people feel free to publicize their outrageousness Continue reading
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Voices of Trinity: Constitution Day I

September 15, 2010 - image_preview Every year on September 17, we observe Constitution Day, a moment to reflect on the great foundation of our democracy.  Colleges and universities are required by law to observe this day in some manner.  This year at Trinity, one of… Continue reading
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Media Manipulators

September 12, 2010 - Extra Already, the Koran-burning contretemps is yesterday’s news and the hounds of the internet are hungrily roving for the next incidental story to turn into major headlines.   Jena McGregor of the Washington Post had a terrific piece today on “Falling Victim … Continue reading
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What Hath God Wrought?

September 9, 2010 - korantorah bible Religious fanatics are running amok, committing the most terrible acts imaginable in the name of God. Nine years ago, on September 11, 2001, while screaming the name of Allah, religious fanatics flew planes into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon… Continue reading
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Summer's Last Glance

September 6, 2010 - reeds on the water (Medium) Nanjemoy Creek… Too soon, summer’s gone, green dragonfly (Medium) June’s list yet undone. July’s long light waning in August’s early autumn shadow. best dragon (Medium) Dragonflies linger dragonfly (Medium) where young eagles rise. eagle (Medium) Marsh reeds once lush now fading brown in golden slants of setting sun. dying reeds (Medium) Hatchlings long Continue reading
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