Dr. Ron Thomas, Jr.
Follow me on TwitterMy Tweets
Follow Dr. Ron Thomas, Jr. on:
I Am Soldier of Fortune: Dancing with Devils, by Lt. Col. Robert K. Brown, USAR (ret.) with Vann Spencer. Casemate. 2013. $29.95. Seldom is a magazine identified with one person. There are Hugh Hefner and Playboy, Gloria Steinem and Ms., … Continue reading
When I was teaching my last class at Florida State, it had over 125 students and I was assigned a doctoral student to assist with grading. I knew of her from workshops around campus and was glad for the help. … Continue reading
Only a day before a new round of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians were slated to begin, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry declared that plans for new settlements in East Jerusalem were “illegitimate” … Continue reading
Mondays are supposed to be slow news days. The paper is at its thinnest since all of the coupons, ads, supplements, and feature stories were consumed by the Sunday edition. August 5, 2013, has not been such a Monday. As … Continue reading
In 2014, if the House of Representatives Budget Committee has its way, both the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts would see 49 per cent cuts. The House budget committee’s idea that funding the … Continue reading