The commencement speech is a remnant from a time when oratory was a crucial skill, and central to university education. From the mid-1600s until the early 1900s, commencement ceremonies were a public celebration, an opportunity for the students to show off their intellectual achievements to their community. Graduates would give ‘disputations’ in Hebrew, Greek and […]
These days I make my living as a bartender, but it’s a rare occasion that I pour shots or beers. I make cocktails that can take up to ten minutes to prepare. It’s a different kind of bartending, and it’s intriguing. One of the main reasons people choose to sit at the bar is to […]
Progressives often refer to climate change skeptics as science-deniers, despite believing that a person’s gender can vary at will. We are presently in the midst of The Pause – a nearly twenty year global warming hiatus during which our satellite data has demonstrated little to no change in the global surface temperature. During this stretch […]
Poor Jeb Bush. It turns out that Donald Trump was able to insult his way to the White House. It is true that Donald Trump has a lot of supporters but he has far less believers. 53% of Republicans voted against Clinton rather than for Trump, which translates to a cold fact that only about […]
SMOD goes on the record about Alex Jones, Billy Bush, BLM & entitlement reform.
If you think that 2016 is some kind of aberration, think again. We have been sold the same election for more than generation and this is no different. For Democrats America must be seen as racist and unfair. For many so-called Republicans, America must be seen as under constant threat from liberal big government, even […]
The presidency of Barack Obama has had a considerable impact on the American spirit. His administration’s singular, and some would argue horrific, brand of political gamesmanship has been equally toxic to both the left and the right. Recall that after the jihadist attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando President Obama spent significant time essentially […]