Random Thoughts

Heteronormative Biases And Hermeneutic Phenomenology In Mass Effect 3

This paper seeks to address hypermasculinity and the settled heteronormative value system embodied in public-policy actors, primarily the White-centered hegemonic masculinity that has created negative performative aspects of cultural identity constructions ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jun 7 2021 - 1:08pm

Xenophobia And Cake Mix

I live in California but my pre-Baby Boomer mother is still a Florida girl, ensconced in a nice house courtesy of my brother, with terrific neighbors who care a lot about her and kind people everywhere we go. ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 6 2021 - 2:14pm

False Equivalence One Side Never Mentions

False equivalence was the big deal two weeks ago, with political advocates Googling for evidence that there might be a Republican with a science Ph.D. (and then ostracizing any found, in the name of tolerance and diversity) and generally out to debunk the ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 31 2021 - 5:06pm

Russian Fifth Columnists Convicted In Finland- Are Those Aiding Activists In The US Next?

During the Obama administration, James Clapper, America's Director of National Intelligence exposed Russian efforts to undermine U.S. natural gas ("fracking") by supporting environmental groups using "donor advised" funds (large po ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 9 2021 - 4:28pm

Interna

In the ancient past, when a good portion of blog followers were interested in the writers' lives more than in actual content, I used to write a lot more about private issues here. I don't do that so often any more mainly because I think the inter ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Sep 15 2021 - 5:13am

Happy Halloween- if you didn't watch my "5 Movies for Halloween" you can still watch these videos

I get that not everyone will devote two hours each night, or 10 hours over a weekend, to pumpkin carving a Death Star...  ...or watching 5 terrific Halloween movies, but even if your attention span runs more toward Twitter than IMDB, here are at least a fe ...

Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Oct 29 2021 - 1:38pm

Thanksgiving and the Pilgrims A Legacy Hijacked By The Oppressive Puritans.

T he Pilgrims were not the same group as the Puritans who many Americans, especially but not only conservatives confuse for them. Many people left right authoritarian, and libertarian have been badly served by the cartoon of history they learned in school ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Nov 26 2021 - 6:23pm