Author Archives: Robert

Benedict XVI

Apologies to Lauren for jumping in, but this is very important. The conclave has chosen Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger to be the next pope. He is going to call himself Pope Benedict XVI. I have nothing to say. A woman who … Continue reading

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Hello, I must be going

Groucho, as Captain Spaulding Spalding: Hello I must be going. I came to say I cannot stay I must be going. I’m glad I came but just the same I must be going. Margaret Dumont, as Mrs. Rittenhouse: For my … Continue reading

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Holy hell

Sorry for the incoherency of the following, but I have a lab in 30 minutes, and I didn’t want to have to wait to post this. From Atrios, Terry Neal of the Washington Post did an interview with Rep. Ellen … Continue reading

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National Day of Silence

Today is the National Day of Silence, a day that symbolizes the silence that many gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people must suffer through. TCU’s Gay-Straight Alliance has put together the event, though unfortunately we’re a bit disorganized and, um, … Continue reading

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James Baldwin

In my African American Experience class, we have begun talking about the “Double V” campaign (victory over Hitler and Jim Crow), the post-World War II era, and the beginning of the modern civil rights movement. One of the great writers … Continue reading

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Cardinal Law

I believe this headline from the Kansas City Star says it perfectly: “Disgraced Law celebrates Mass for pope”. Over the past week, I have often found myself coming to the defense of Pope John Paul II on liberal blogs. While … Continue reading

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Poetry

Continuing National Poetry Month, I present my favorite poet, Langston Hughes. I have a huge interest in race relations in the United States, because those relations have had such a tremendous impact on our history as a nation. Hughes’ poetry … Continue reading

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Throwback Nation

Hello again from Robert, better know as randomliberal. As I said in my one post during Project Guest Blog, I am a college student at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX. I’m a political science major with a minor … Continue reading

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