Archive for July 11th, 2012

July 11th, 2012 - 8:43 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

Leroy Searle: The conviction that universities should do so is as time-honored and legitimate as the conviction that we should teach students to think, to read, and to write. But the way we are doing it now surely is not sustainable.

  This is a very thoughtful post by Leroy Searle.  Dr. Searle was responding to a long stream of UW emails about a 5% pay raise the faculty union at Western Washington had negotiated with their administration.  Most of thread was woven out of the usual angst about why UW faculty does d not ha[...]

July 11th, 2012 - 11:31 am § in Misc.

An Invite to Dinner with Obama

Clickme for invitation to dinner!  [...]

July 11th, 2012 - 9:00 am § in America

Is the Occupy Movement Futile?

from Bill Maher “Instead of organizing interstate hootenannies, maybe it’s time for Occupy Wall Street to actually participate in the American political process. That means, boring stuff like canvassing neighborhoods, raising money, running candidates for office, manning phone banks and making a[...]

July 11th, 2012 - 8:09 am § in America, Hypocrisy

Bristol Palin’s Blog

Advice and links on everything from sex to Jesus.  README excerpt: Recently, the Drudge Report put a photo of Hillary Clinton’s face at the top over the headline: “Au Naturel.”  The photos were snapped in Bangladesh and India over the weekend, and people began chattering about how she didn[...]

July 11th, 2012 - 1:57 am § in Misc.

GITMO .. photo essay