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I am an academic who has taught from third grader to graduate school, mendicant and itinerant across the eastern U.S. My college is now led by an infamous right wing figure, and we all suffer for it.

Groups: Anti-Capitalist Meetup, Anti-Capitalist Chat, Readers and Book Lovers, Hydrant

Diaries published: 104 (97 days since last diary on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST)

Comments posted: 4576 (0 days since last comment on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 07:35 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2986

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: The obscenity of television 9/11, 185 comments, 243 recommends

People Following The Geogre: 109

The Geogre's Most Recent Diaries:

"Money well timed, and properly applied, will do anything." – John Gay, The Beggar's Opera, II xii My e-mail queue is like a little grocery store parking lot -- filled with card tables holding ...
by The Geogre
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 5 Recommends
"Skepticism (is) the virtuous mean between two vices: absolute knowledge and absolute ignorance." -- Odo Marquard, "Skeptics: A Speech of Thanks," in In Defense of the Accidental I think Aristotle's ...
by The Geogre
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 05:42 AM PST with 44 Recommends
I've never done a "breaking" story, but this one comes almost wholly from Al Jazeera . The detainees' lawyers said courts have previously concluded that Guantanamo detainees do not have "religious ...
by The Geogre
Comment Count 148 comments on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 06:17 AM PDT with 225 Recommends
"He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men, he should have known no more than other men." -- John Aubrey (for once not being plagiarised by Anthony "a" Wood ) on Thomas Hobbes. ...
by The Geogre
Comment Count 83 comments on Fri Jun 20, 2014 at 05:00 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Stephen Colbert has had the best career a comedian could hope for, but for good reason. He is a monumental talent, has a serious work ethic, and happens to have good looks. He has gone from voice ...
by The Geogre
Comment Count 81 comments on Sat May 24, 2014 at 06:03 AM PDT with 147 Recommends
First, construction guys, I apologize for assuming that you are construction guys. You might be plumbing guys, electrical guys, tree guys, or a bowling league organized around weekday meetings. All ...
by The Geogre
Comment Count 117 comments on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 06:49 AM PDT with 180 Recommends

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