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Don’t Just Stand There… CONSUME SOMETHING!

By D.A. Hello sports fans! Yes, it’s that time of year again. Now that the quadrennial election festivities are once again in the books and we’ve dutifully selected our Queen, er… King, er… Reality TV Star… in Chief, it’s time … Continue reading

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Was Marx right? Or was his timing just wrong? But, if so, what do we do with these ‘inglorious bastards’ — those sociopathic free market capitalists stomping hither and thither? Is it time for a great accommodation?

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On Human Understanding~ Excavating the Mytho-poetics of Babel

[Here is a draft of a paper I’m preparing for a Linguistic conference on translation in 2016. Advice is always welcome, although not always heeded. Thanks ~ cK] It is not enough for language to have clarity and content… it … Continue reading

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KFC Calling!! All Hands On Board!!

You know something?  No sooner does KFC (that’s right the Colonel’s own) open it’s doors in three prime Barnaul  (Siberian Rusia) locations, then the goons and goof balls of

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Recollection, Releasement, and Reconstitution

We live now in a world of unnatural wonders: virtual communities, corporate personhood, iPads, ‘bluetooth’ ears, selfies, 24/7 i-spy eavesdropping, instant global communication; all the accoutrements to give bureaucrats, emperors, and dime-a-dance dictators a complete set of controls over their … Continue reading

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