Author Archives: btidwell

About btidwell

I'm an artist, writer, poet, and philosopher. I've owned my own Interior Design Company and Fashion Label. I'll probably continue to do some fashion design in a few years when I can have a studio again. I'm currently a college professor, working towards a doctorate focusing on the Aesthetics of post modern subculture.

Omar Mateen: More and Less than a terrorist

The tragic shooting at the Pulse night club is historic by almost any standard. Even setting aside America’s narcissistic oblivion towards the frequent terror events around the world, 103 people shot and 50 dead is significant anywhere. Given Omar Mateen’s … Continue reading

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We can say “I do,” but should we?

June, twenty sixth, Two thousand and fifteen, will be forever marked in American history as the day same sex couples were recognized by the Supreme Court as having the right of same sex couples to marry. Not given, recognized. Every … Continue reading

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Ding Dong the Witch is Dead

We have finally killed our Frankenstein Monster. Ossama bin Ladin is dead and American people are dancing in the streets with joy. All the righteous citizens who were convinced by the Neocons that the destruction of the World Trade Center … Continue reading

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Introduction

This blog is a companion to my others (Exquisite Pleasure and A Sophisticates Diary). It will be a place for me editorials and commentary on current events around the world. I am a socially liberal independent. I see Democrats and … Continue reading

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