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Great PBS Documentary on The Real Robert E. Lee

PBS is airing a great documentary on the life of [Robert E. Lee][1]. It is really the first time I have viewed a show which really captured the complexity of Lee's life. Especially the hardcore racist ideology that Lee displayed throughout his life. Only in the "Matrix" ... Continue reading

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restaurant edicate

What's too long of a visit at someones table when you know them (close or casualy) and they are out to eat and already have their food?? Continue reading

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What to watch for during the KU-UMKC game

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on UMKC on Wednesday in Allen Fieldhouse. Tom, what is one aspect of the game that KU fans should be paying attention to during the Jayhawks' game against UMKC? **Tom Keegan:** The dance team. ... Continue reading

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The Antitrust and Monopoly Myth

Monopolies are a creation of the government. This occurs when the government prohibits competition like patent monopolies or cable monopolies. On the market there can be no monopolies without government protection. If there was only one airline, that airline would still have to compete with train, car ... Continue reading

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Police Scanner Action for 1/3/11

The night of listening to the radio started with a missing child who, thank goodness, was found. As the evening progressed the police dealt with the usual variety of domestics, false alarms, unconscious subjects and falls. One call was to The Outhouse, for a fall...and then I ... Continue reading

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Hangover Casserole

'Twas the day after New Years Eve and all through the house, not a person was stirring, BECAUSE THE BABY WAS AT HIS GRANDMA'S. This meant some much-needed sleeping in for Mr. Meat and Potatoes and myself. And then, there was hunger. The "I'm going to die, ... Continue reading

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Ooops: That’s not right!

In my distant past I was a research assistant working with a scientist who had a whole bunch of pair wise correlations between variables in a very large data set. The researcher found some interesting correlations between some of these variables and complained that the statistician involved ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - Ask the Politically Correct!

(The Cerebral Enhanced Intellectual Elitists) Intellectually Unresolved (Question): In that I'm satisfactorily deprived (pissed off) and progressives say that I'm fragrantly challenged (stink) and believe little that I see and nothing that I hear, what should I do? Intellectual Resolution (Answer): Join the TEA party; they too, ... Continue reading

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Only the Little People Pay Taxes.

Well, I see we have another protest that the super rich should not be more heavily taxed. To begin with, we are deliberately mixing different issues in order to confuse. That is right; there are two issues here. The first is how much we should pay collectively. ... Continue reading

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Cliff’s Notes: Sheahon Zenger press conference, 1/3/11

Here is the Cliff's Notes version of new Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger's introductory press conference today. If you want to get live updates from all KU press conferences, be sure to follow us on Twitter (@kusports). Full video will be posted later. • **Zenger starts by ... Continue reading

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Flying Over The Cuckoo’s Nest — Love Is Blind And Ignorance Is Blinding.

Sunday, December 26, 2010 Walking away from my car toward the RAHN holiday party, I tried to be optimistic about the situation into which I was about to willingly inject myself. As someone who had a rather cushy, sheltered upbringing, my experience with homelessness and mental disabilities ... Continue reading

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Recap: KU excels in “effort” statistics against Miami

Note: Here is a listing of definitions for some terms used in this blog. Also, feel free to ask questions in the comments section below if something doesn't make sense. In an interesting story about box scores by the Kansas City Star's J. Brady McCollough over the ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Black Bean Salad

Welcome back to reality after weeks of holidays, family and endless eating. In dire need of something satisfying that won’t be painfully heavy in your overused stomach? Look no further than a dinner made satiating by black beans and corn, but light by peppers, tomatoes and lettuce. ... Continue reading

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new year baby

New year baby was born by ceserean section - too bad the journal world does not have spell check!! Continue reading

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Welcome to “Inter the Mix”

The focus of this blog is on issues concerning new ideas, identity (diversity), and technology. Some posts will be specifically about lawrence and other will deal with natonal issues. Just like the movie "Matrix" this blog will give you the "Real Deal" on difficult issues. So, if ... Continue reading

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Turn a Sale into a Deal for a New Year Resolution

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a safe Holiday and are ready to jump into this new year. Many of you have been reading the deals and sales that Julie and I post about for quite some time... I'm hoping a few of you have ... Continue reading

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When Governments Ignore Economics

Men are not robots. If you change the environment in which they operate, they do not continue on down a pre-programmed path. They change what they do, they act towards specific ends, and their actions are based on what they believe will accomplish those ends. This is ... Continue reading

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Why Marcus Morris and Tyshawn Taylor could thrive against Miami (Ohio)

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Miami (Ohio) in Allen Fieldhouse. Tom, KU is getting ready to play another slow-it-down team in the RedHawks. Which Jayhawks would you say are in most need of a bounceback effort defensively after ... Continue reading

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Lawrence Police Scanner-Photo Shoot

Today we went out and did a photo shoot which took us to the "bad" areas of town. By "bad", I mean the areas that seem to keep popping up when I listen to my scanner. You know- Redbud Lane, Easy Living Trailer Park, Jayhawk Motel...etc. It ... Continue reading

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Racism, Open conversation or sickening argument rant.

I recently spouted off about racism. I said "probably doesn't know he is a racist, he 'really" feels that way. We need to understand that legislation alone doesn't eradicate racism. Legislation is a crucial step but the more important step is open dialogue and discussion of the ... Continue reading

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