wrote to colleges & universities listed in a thick guide. Schools would mail their latest bulletin and other items relevant to application. By start of my senior year of high school, I had a couple of shelves of bulletins. I wanted to go to college. College represented freedom.
On a beautiful spring afternoon in 1975, most of DePauw was shut down when many of us believed the American Association of University Professors was correct when it determined DePauw, in denying tenure to a…Continue
July 4 parades in the Chicago area were canceled after a mass shooting in Highland Park. Gun nuts point to places like Chicago & say gun control doesn’t work. But that’s because Hoosier gun merchants are a short drive away. And how “free” are we because of this traffic? 1/4
I’ll state the obvious, but unthinkable (to some) answer to gun violence. We have to follow the example of Australia and get rid of the guns. Let me state it differently: if I am elected my goal will be to go…Continue
July 4 as a national holiday is fitting. The Declaration of Independence was signed July 2, 1776. A printer changed the date. The white, male landowners who signed the document represented a minority even amongst white, male landowners. (Oh, and no Jews or Muslims signed.) 1/6
There were no statistically valid polls, but a common estimate is one-third wanted to separate from England, another 1/3 wanted to keep the ties and 1/3 didn’t care. This is of white male landowners (no Jews or…Continue
Live in Indiana? Without currency, i.e., money, you can’t drink orange juice often. You’d have to go to FL & barter for it. Currency is interchangeable & represents values of labor & goods. What backs paper money, gold? (1) We haven’t used gold in decades. (2) Gold has 1/6
no magical or intrinsic quality. A person starving on a desert island cannot eat gold. (3) Ppl who can will buy the teeth out of your mouth. Alexander Hamilton, 1st Sec’y of the Treasury helped create…Continue
Civil, rational debate of everything and anything.