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October 3rd, 2018 - 1:38 am § in Schools & Colleges, UW

How Unions Destroyed Public Education

The WAPOST has an excellent OPED saying that we are training far too many elementary school teachers.  The article also argues that the real need is for teachers with expertise in specific content area, from English to Special Ed and STEM.   The article places the blame on teachers unions that re[...]

July 9th, 2018 - 12:53 am § in Misc.

The Wise One asks: “So how come we have a lot more people with some sort of mental illness today”

I suggest that our definition of mental illness is mroe fashion than science.  I did not mean to suggest that mental illness is fashion but I am certain that the changes in definitions as to what is and what is not mental illness is not hard ass science.   Look …  at one time homosexuality[...]

July 4th, 2018 - 7:28 am § in America, Donald Trump, Repugnants

Langston Hughes: “Let America be America again.”

Sadly, No Poet Was Invited to Trump’s Inaugural But … Langston Hughes already wrote the ideal poem Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free. (America never was America to me.) Let America [[...]

January 20th, 2018 - 8:37 am § in Misc.

What The Great Presidents Wrought .. A Year after Trump

As Presidents Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, FDR, Lincoln,  Eisenhower, and Obama ALL taught, the job of an AMERICAN government is to create equal OPPORTUNITY for all. Think about how these Presidents served that goal using the government Louisiana Purchase Free public education Transcontinental Railr[...]

January 7th, 2018 - 4:36 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: First Sunday After Turning 76

As I turn 76  [...]

December 17th, 2017 - 1:24 am § in America

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: E.T … THE SEQUEL

E.T. Went Home to Hell, The Sequel Ken Ham, director of Kentucky’s Creation Museum,  has announced that 20th Century Fox and the Creation Museum will produce a sequel to E.T. Mr. Ham explained that the movie glorified the innocence of an alien without explaining the alien’s final fate. [...]

November 22nd, 2017 - 4:18 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Deepak Chopra speculates about Trump’s brain

Deepak Chopra tweeted that President Donald Trump should be tested for psychiatric and neurological disorders.  In a series of tweets late Monday – the day FBI director James Comey shot down the president’s unfounded but continuing claims about wiretapping at Trump Tower  – Chopra asked Tru[...]

November 20th, 2017 - 5:42 am § in America

THE Ave Challenge: What is missing from the photo?

ANNIVERSARY OF Mr. T’s INAUGURAL A. Mr. Trump forgot his American flag pin B. Chief Justice Roberts  C. Trump’s previous wives D. His wife is holding the bible instead of Mr. Trump E. Nobody is smiling  [...]

October 17th, 2017 - 12:59 am § in America

Sculptor Sacha Sosno Proposes Design For Trump Memorial On The Mall

France’s new President, French far-right leader Marine Le Pen announces a “New Liberty” statue as a gift to honor America’s President Trump The massive sculpture would house Mr. Trump’s writings and artifacts honoring his rise to power.  Born in Marseilles in 1937, Sac[...]