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American Sniper, Part 5

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By guest author Ross Caputi. This is the last in a series discussing the implications of the new film, American Sniper. Editor: see the review of American Sniper by Rolling Stone. In the most recent segment of my review of American Sniper, … Continue reading

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American Sniper, Part 3

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  by Guest Author Ross Caputi Let me reiterate, I am not accusing Chris Kyle, the American Sniper, of being guilty of war crimes, nor am I saying that he was a bad person. I am arguing that he was not … Continue reading

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Seize the day! Creatively maladjust!

Today’s post is the first in a series of two by guest author Deborah Belle. On September 1, 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke to the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, saying how pleased he was to take “a … Continue reading

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