I have no desire to have the things in a little room and look at them. I had the adventure of the last half century locating everything and gathering it up. It for everybody.. Figures are omnipresent in language, communicating intentions and desires, coding information and attitudes, propagating belief and knowledge. There is no degree zero, purely literal language. Language cannot but be figured; it flows in what Edward Sapir figured as “well worn grooves of expression” (1921, 89).
Mama grew up in a Church of Christ household. She took me to church until I was three or four years old, but after Daddy was discharged from the army, we stopped attending. Daddy did not object to our going to church; Mama’s health was failing. This would explain why he was seated in an area relatively proximate to where a number of foreign diplomats were situated but well removed from Lincoln. See, below, a horizontally flipped studio image of Simon Cameron (courtesy, the Library of Congress) placed in the middle of cropped detail of the man whom Mr. Some just don know or are bewildered when they too quickly attempt to interpret the photographic evidence and ignore the contextual documentary evidence.
Experiencing the early 50s as a young boy did a lot in defining my life. The Lone Ranger and Milwaukee Braves ballplayers became my heroes and role models. There were new fads on television, in music, dances, and at school. Their names are right there on the ballot, before all the other offices up for election in your district. If you choose not to vote down party lines at the beginning you can crush that ballot with as much democracy as your pen, or pencil, or lever, or computer button will let you. It’s a power that Americans have protected for centuries since the Founding Fathers wrote that all men (women eventually, minorities a little later) are created equal with the inalienable rights of life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, and the right to choose which douchebag will jokingly represent your interests in government and protect you from Nazis or something..
RamyHOW/WHEN WHERE TO WATCH: Streaming on HuluA year after bursting on the scene with his semi autobiographical Hulu series Ramy, Ramy Youssef is back for more, but now he comes armed with a Golden Globe of his own and a two time Oscar winner. In what Youssef describes as a “more spiritual” season 2, Mahershala Ali joins the cast as Sheikh Ali, a new mentor on Ramy’s (Youssef) path of self discovery. “He’s a character Ramy goes to for answers,” says Ali.