Category Archives: Education and Learning

Donald Trump Asks How to Impeach the President

Back in June 2014, Donald Trump asked on Twitter: “Are you allowed to impeach a president for gross incompetence?” He finally gets his answer. My answer (and my somewhat tongue-in-cheek article) is at The Daily Nooze.  Feel free to comment … Continue reading

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Florida Man and Dumb Blondes

For many years, I’ve been involved with a non-profit organization that, in its most fundamental document, promotes inclusiveness, acceptance of diversity and pluralism, and respect for all individuals. And yet, in that group’s admittedly unofficial humor page on Facebook, my … Continue reading

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Exchange Students from Anywhere and Anywhen

This is the last call for submissions to the anthology “Exchange Students.” I’m going to be in it; will you? “Editor Sheila Hartney and I (David Lee Summers) have been enjoying reading the wonderful submissions that have been coming in … Continue reading

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Media Bias/Fact Check–Biased?

I recently became aware of a service called Media Bias/Fact Check which calls itself “The Most Comprehensive Media Bias Resource.” That sounds great–unless the resource itself is biased. So I did a rather informal check of my own. I chose … Continue reading

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The Moon and the Future of Humanity

“That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” — Neil Armstrong, 20 July 1969 Today marks the 50th anniversary of something completely unprecedented in human history–a human being landing, and the next day setting foot, on … Continue reading

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The Tower in the Mist: Review

This is a review of The Tower in the Mist (Minstrels of Skaythe Book 1) by Deby Fredericks. On one level, this is an exciting fantasy adventure story. But I found it significantly more than that. Keilos, a mage and … Continue reading

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Orange Sun, Grey Sky

I just learned a short story I submitted for an anthology was accepted. The collection will include science fiction, fantasy, and/or horror all under a theme. My story, “Orange Sun, Grey Sky,” follows a young woman named Ostra starting a … Continue reading

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No Executions in California

This is from the ACLU: Governor Gavin Newsom just made history: this morning, he announced that California will not carry out executions on his watch. This announcement marks a watershed moment in the fight for racial equity and equal justice … Continue reading

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The Statue of Liberty

The New Colossus Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and … Continue reading

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I Faced My Fear

This will sound really trivial, but to me it’s not. I love the western television program Have Gun Will Travel. It stars Richard Boone as Paladin, a term fans of fantasy roleplaying may well recognize as referring to an honorable … Continue reading

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