Ray Dunaway

University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

This Is Cute

Now this is cute. Actually, I admire their dedication. And privilege, seeing as how tuition at the University of Chicago is 60 thousand per year. And be sure to scroll down four or five posts […]


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Too Many Choices

Among the gems voiced by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders during his bid for the Democratic nomination for President was that due to the proliferation of deodorant brands, and choices of sneakers available to consumers, children […]



Some Reading Assignments

Greetings. Today, some reading assignments. First, a piece from Alicia Colon on “Women’s Liberation”. For years, I was an avid reader of the National Lampoon (is it still around?). One theory put forth back in […]


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Welcome Back

Welcome back. Hope your Memorial Day, which by the way, wasn’t a federal holiday until 1971, was fun and yes- meaningful. Just a few items this morning. First, a look back to the worst decade […]


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“If It Bleeds, It Leads”

If you’re thinking of becoming a television news director, you must follow two rules: 1) If it bleeds, it leads. 2) Warn viewers that failing to watch the 11pm news may result in a painful […]


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Things Are Tough All Over

Things are tough all over. The workforce participation rate is close to lows set in the 70’s, and those who do make their way back to work often that the pay rates and hours worked […]


Hillary Clinton Speaks At The University Of Miami


Interesting. It seems a number of MSM newsrooms are beginning to notice something not quite right about HRH Hillary’s run for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President. First this, from the New York Times, no […]


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It’s Monday

Yay! Occupy Wall Street is back! So you have a degree, or even several degrees, or perhaps an M.A. and can’t find a job? Maybe your prospective employer questions the value of your degree from […]


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Some News And Opinion

Some news and opinion from the college campus. First, this from a law professor at the University of Colorado, which my daughter Kate attended for two years, and our savings helped fund. Professor Campos is […]


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A Quick Survey Of The Internet This Morning

A quick survey of the internet this morning. Did you study Classical Mythology in college? You’re lucky you escaped without sustaining PTSD. Ovid is obviously out. But is Toni Morrison ok or not? Not sure. […]