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Melvin Beavers is an Adjunct Writing Instructor for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He holds a BA in English and a MA in Liberal Studies w/emphasis in Rhetoric and Writing. He plans to begin his doctoral work in the near future. His research interest include, the guilty pleasures of pop culutre, African-American Literature, and Gender studies.
SHARE Saturday, March 20, 2010 The Tea Party Rhetoric, A Case against Inclusivity
The current Tea party movement is about race and intolerance. The Tea party rhetoric is simply about recycling cultural metaphors about government spending and taxation. It is a movement designed to reinforce fear.
SHARE Sunday, February 28, 2010 Leadership Now! Obama and the Democrats
This article criticizes Republican dissent, discussing the urgent need for domestic reform. And, why Obama and the Democrats need to reframe their arguments for public support.