Tag archives for President Obama

‘I have a dream’

I like to post all (or part) of Martin Luther King‘s “I Have a Dream” speech on MLK Day. I hope everyone listens to the speech at least once a year just to remember why the day is so much more than some business’s furniture sale or some such thing. This year, President Obama‘s second […]

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‘We the people’

Got about 20 minutes? Even if you caught it the first time, President Obama’s second inauguration speech is worth another listen — or a first listen if you missed it. The theme you will hear repeated is “we the people” — decidedly NOT “me the person.” Listen and see what you think.

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The politics of hope

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this is THE picture. Perhaps there is hope for our politics?

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The president makes a joke (or two)

Just in case you missed President Obama’s monologue at the 2012 White House Correspondents’ Dinner:

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The place to meet on the Fairfax campus

The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.

Alum Kevin McCarthy at work

Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.