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In 1215 at Runnymede, Doo-Dah, Doo-Dah

Magna Carta is now 800 years old, but I’m not sure what you’re supposed to do to celebrate the birthday of a document. The main way academia seems to be calling attention to it is by destroying some of the … Continue reading

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Stupidity City

April Fools’ Day has never been a favorite of mine, but it is a good opportunity to write about a subject I’ve been meaning to address, which is the town of fools. This topic came up several years ago, when … Continue reading

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Oo-de-Lally, Oo-de-Lally, Golly, What a Day

In our ongoing look back at Disney’s animated features, we come to 1973 and Robin Hood, a very American take on the classic English folk tales of the outlaw who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor. I’ve … Continue reading

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