Street Food

By | October 16th, 2015|LRO 04|

No matter how delicious the street cheeseburgers at the California Cantine on the rue Turbigo may be, I refuse to participate in this farce on ethical grounds. Likewise, under ordinary circumstances, I would never set foot in a Naturalia health food store. For an American, France is a museum of the recent commercial past. Consumer [...]

A Match made in Heaven

By | October 9th, 2015|LRO 03|

The struggle to define the union of two people under the law has continually produced division. Within America the states were divided; the Supreme Court as a Judicial body was divided in a vote of 5 to 4; the arguments anticipating the vote revealed that individual Justices of the Court were themselves subjectively divided. Justice [...]

Another Kind of DREAM (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors)

By | October 2nd, 2015|LRO 02|

“According to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) data, the Department of Homeland Security deported 414,481 people in fiscal year 2014, down from 438,421 the year before.”1 This drop in numbers may be due in part to the deferments by the Dream Act. In June 2012 President Obama initiated the well-known Dream Act, officially named Deferred [...]

Two Others

By | September 25th, 2015|LRO 01|

In order for something to exist in the full sense of the word, it must first be named and recognized. The unconscious certainly existed before Freud, but in the absence of a name, an elaboration, and a community of the faithful, it could not join, then sublate, the bacchanal of existence. Bearing this in mind, [...]