Author Archives: Kay Day

About Kay Day

Kay B. Day is a freelance writer who has published in national and international magazines and websites. The author of 3 books, her work is anthologized in textbooks and collections. She has won awards for poetry, nonfiction and fiction. Day is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the Authors Guild.

As anti-free speech forces dominate Berkeley, FBI report on spies forgotten

In 2011 the FBI released a report revealing concerns about what the public calls “spies” at US universities. Few in media paid it attention. Now as Berkeley and other campuses thrive with an anti-American clampdown on speech encouraged by the … Continue reading

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Military injustice: Bestselling ‘Dog Company’ a riveting book deserving a film

Pt. 1 of 2 Advocacy for members of the US military has long been part of my activism, and after reading the best-seller Dog Company: A True Story of American Soldiers Abandoned by Their High Command, I am as appalled … Continue reading

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Despite political adversity, ‘The Promise’ film survives to recount Armenian genocide

The Armenian genocide, unlike other mass killings of a targeted people, is one of the best kept secrets in history. Academics don’t dwell on it if they mention it at all in history classes. While putting the past behind us … Continue reading

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First 100 Days: Best-selling autopsy reveals Hillary mystery and unpaid bills for wannabe spoiler

President Donald Trump’s media critics are currently grading him on his first 100 days in office, but there are other matters deserving interest that have nothing to do with Trump. A best-selling autopsy on Hillary Clinton’s campaign is drawing attention … Continue reading

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Surprise farewell: Chaffetz won’t run for reelection

Amid fanfare over Democrats facing a runoff election for Georgia congressional district 6, news of a surprise farewell is just beginning to draw attention. House Oversight committee chair Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) won’t run for reelection in 2018. Chaffetz also sat … Continue reading

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Media obsessed as Georgia District 6 election takes center stage nationally

Media’s obsession with the Georgia District 6 congressional seat will either evaporate or broaden by late this evening. If the Democrat prevails with more than 50 percent of the vote, he will take a seat long considered a GOP stronghold. … Continue reading

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Mayo Clinic study didn’t stay above fold, but could help save lives

Today’s media often make me think of gossipmongers nattering about and embellishing the same rumors day after day. Many stories that might make a difference in Americans’ lives don’t get the above the fold treatment because they don’t fit the … Continue reading

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