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I am a professor of communication who teaches in Arizona. For more information, please see my website at:

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Diaries published: 21 (1251 days since last diary on Thu Dec 01, 2011 at 06:27 AM PST)

Comments posted: 66 (1162 days since last comment on Tue Feb 28, 2012 at 06:44 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 243

Total Comment Ratings: 9

Most Recommended Diary: The Republican War on Higher Education: Abraham Lincoln Weeps, 15 comments, 45 recommends

People Following Dr Bud: 15

Dr Bud's Most Recent Diaries:

Since I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic cancer and entered an aggressive chemo treatment in early June, there have been clues given to me about how this initial part of our journey through ...
by Dr Bud
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Dec 01, 2011 at 06:27 AM PST with 15 Recommends
The first law of handgun safety is that the gun is always loaded. Always . Following that law prevents shooting someone else or yourself by accident. The second law of handgun safety is ...
by Dr Bud
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jul 29, 2011 at 07:49 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
This weekend our great nation celebrates its 235th birthday. Hurrah! I am proud to be an American, proud of my country, and proud to defend my country against all its enemies, foreign and domestic. ...
by Dr Bud
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Jul 04, 2011 at 06:52 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Those of us who have not ourselves served in the military but who were reared in homes where our fathers and/or mothers, brothers, and sisters have served, often treat Memorial Day much as those of ...
by Dr Bud
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat May 28, 2011 at 10:12 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Legend has it that the famous sociologist Erving Goffman’s last words were “we should have studied the rich.” Whether or not he ...
by Dr Bud
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun May 01, 2011 at 05:50 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
“Writing about them, to me, often felt like that children’s game where you try to pat your head and rub your tummy at the same time: trying simultaneously to be like them and yet ...
by Dr Bud
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Apr 25, 2011 at 12:20 PM PDT with 3 Recommends

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