Bobby Knight is the greatest thing to ever happen to the Indiana University men’s basketball program. He set the Hoosiers on a trajectory that few men or women before or after him have matched at any other school across the university. Indiana basketball has been, at best, a second-tier national program since Knight was fired … Continue reading This post echoes louder and louder: Now that Trump cannot help you, you abandon him? How weak.
Bobby Knight is the greatest thing to ever happen to the Indiana University men’s basketball program. He set the Hoosiers on a trajectory that few men or women before or after him have matched at any other school across the university. Indiana basketball has been, at best, a second-tier national program since Knight was fired … Continue reading Now that Trump cannot help you, you abandon him? How weak.
It’s possible that within hours “President-elect” will be attached to Joe Biden’s name. For the more than 70-million Americans who voted for him, this will be great news. For the almost 70-million Americans who didn’t, this will not be. Biden’s win —and it appears from an Electoral College standpoint it might be as narrow as … Continue reading Four more years
Here we go. Two questions. Provide your answers in the reply box below (NOT ON FACEBOOK OR TWITTER). Question 1: How many Electoral College votes do Joe Biden and Donald Trump get in the 2020 presidential election? Question 2: What will the Democratic/Republican makeup of the new Senate be? I won’t leave you without providing … Continue reading Okay, folks. You tell me who wins.
Photo: Anthony Moretti 18July2016 On Nov. 3, Americans might know whether Donald Trump will be returned to the White House for another term or if Joe Biden will become the next president of the United States. Of course, the answer will be determined once we know which man wins the requisite number of states in … Continue reading Vote for a third-party option? Why not?
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will do what nothing else has done in recent months: recalibrate the 2020 presidential election. The growing number of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. has been met with shrugs across the country; the data have merely strengthened the camps in which Americans find themselves. The accusation … Continue reading Justice Ginsburg’s death moves the political needle
The shift to the right in the United States Supreme Court will continue. The passing of Justice Ruth Badger Ginsburg opens the door for the President to nominate another justice. It would be his third appointment in the first four years of his presidency. Wait, you say, Sen. Mitch McConnell established a kind-of unwritten rule … Continue reading There will be a new Supreme Court Justice this year
Faculty colleagues, We continue to see stories about coronavirus in the news, and we become anxious. We continue to hear about people we know contracting the virus, and we become fearful. We continue to wonder what might happen to us once the fall term begins, and we become uncertain. We need to address what's behind … Continue reading Another open letter to faculty
UPDATE: A friend from Saudi Arabia noted that I limited the original post (below) to just politics and thus omitted, and therefore failed to acknowledge, the hate that is directed at people solely because of their religion. He’s spot on. The corrosive hatred of Muslims and Jews emanating from the top of the federal government … Continue reading Hate will always be with us