Archive for May 22nd, 2016

May 22nd, 2016 - 6:59 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Brookings Study: Student debt isn’t holding back young homebuyers; their lack of a college degree is

Myth: Student debt keeps young people from buying homes. Reality: Lack of a degree, not student debt, is the culprit. “Is college debt truly keeping a generation of young adults from buying homes?” A Chicago Tribune article begins by asking that question. The answer is “No!” [...]

May 22nd, 2016 - 4:22 pm § in Misc.

Why do we need teachers? At Garfield, a student leads the class for free

Garfield High School in Seattle hasn’t had a choir director for seven of the past 12 school months. So the kids started teaching the classes themselves.[...]

May 22nd, 2016 - 12:28 pm § in Uncategorized

Have gun, will travel

 “NBA owner and billionaire investor Mark Cuban said he’s open to a conversation about running for Vice President in 2016 with either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.” Photo: Mark Cuban for vice president? Really?   Read story here. First of all, Cuban’s self-worship is[...]

May 22nd, 2016 - 11:49 am § in Uncategorized

Tesla exploits cheap imported labor

“Overseas contractors are shipping workers from impoverished countries to American factories, where they work long hours for low wages, in apparent violation of visa and labor laws.” That’s the conclusion of the San Jose Mercury News after months of investigative journalism. The ne[...]

May 22nd, 2016 - 9:45 am § in America

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Christianity Has its Own Boy Scouts

Trail Life USA: Purity Scouts. This was no small decision. Four generations of Orr men had been Eagles, including Ron and Andrew’s older brother. Andrew had spent years working toward Scouting’s highest rank, and was just months from reaching it. After the  Boy Scouts had decided to adm[...]

May 22nd, 2016 - 8:59 am § in Misc.

BUCHENWALD 121: A Grandchild Celebrates

· Sheb Naches from Ken Waltzer on FACEBOOK: Mor Stern was a Buchenwald boy in Kinderblock 66 who went with the boys to France after liberation and came to Detroit. Brad Isakson, his grandson, today graduates from Michigan State University with double majors in IR and History, and a minor in Jewish [...]

May 22nd, 2016 - 1:40 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATONS: Buddha’s Advice to Bernie

Those who cling to perceptions and views Wander the world offending people. Buddha – Magandiya Suta in the Sutta Nipata[...]