"Sounds like a good, cool guy until right about here"
That’s the brief note marked by the former owner of my copy of Twentieth Century American Poetics: Poets on the Art of Poetry. It appears here: Hired to talk about literary matters, Pound could nt resist the opportunity to promulgate his political views. His broadcasts were self-indulgent and digressive to the point of incoherence, but…
Fight H8 Rally, DC
(Andrew Sullivan in red)
From a perspective beyond party politics
“This is an historic election, and I recognize the special significance it has for African Americans and the special pride that must be theirs tonight,” McCain said. Doesn’t this election have special significance for all Americans? Shouldn’t we all experience “special pride” today for “doing something” that took an embarrassingly long time to accomplish…? Beyond…
Banned Books Redux
From the Los Angeles Times: Yet it’s foolish, self-defeating even, to pretend that books are innocuous, that we don’t need to concern ourselves with what they say. If that’s the case, then it doesn’t really matter if we ban them, because we have already stripped them of their power. Books do change things: Just think…
"I’m Paris Hilton and I approved this message because I think it’s totally hot."
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A Brief Documentation of the Subtle Shift in American Foreign Policy
1941“We have nothing to fear but fear itself!” 2008“We have nothing to fear but a Democrat in the White House!”