Monthly Archives: August 2017

“Dangerous Totems”, the Civil War and Slavery

I personally find the monuments to be dangerous totems. – Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, speaking on the Confederate Monuments We remember the Titanic, but we don’t erect a monument to the iceberg. – Stephen Colbert America is going through a difficult … Continue reading

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My Favorite Free Speech Meme

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In Memory of Heather’s Legacy

“My child’s famous Facebook post was, ‘If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention,’” she said. “[Heather] paid attention. She made a lot of us pay attention.” “Here’s what I want to happen,” she continued. “You ask me, ‘What can … Continue reading

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Despacito Sung in 40 Countries

I’m just catching up with my pop culture and am surprised to find the extent to which the song Despacito has caught fire on social media and is popular in probably most of the countries on Planet Earth. As a … Continue reading

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