Operation, NOT Confiscation. Can We Agree on Gun Safety?
Spot one to the NRA and you gun fans: Guns don’t kill people. People under the influence, suffering from mental impairment, temporary or permanent, and those with aggression and rage … Continue reading
As Much Education as they Can Afford – Romney Remark Renews a Different Kind of Voter Suppression
Curbing access to higher education may be as, if not more significant, than voter disenfranchisement. Mitt Romney’s stump comment that students should “get as much education as they can afford,” soaring … Continue reading
To Rush Limbaugh and the GOP Dittoheads: It’s “We, the People,” not “I, the Person”
Rush Limbaugh is an ass. He thinks that the more sex you have, the more birth control pills you need to take. He thinks women who need birth control are … Continue reading
Arizona’s Alien Angst: Chicano Culture Clash is Constitutionally Crooked
Please click here to see a new story on this subject by Brian Ross… Our apologies for the weird link. – ed.
For the Economy’s Sake, Let Belief in Science Be This Election’s Litmus Test
At a time when we are sending our young men and women to the Middle East to free Afghanis from 9th century fundamentalist ignorance, it is ironic and very wrong when the … Continue reading
Mr. Holland Won’t Get His Final Opus – Where Obama’s Education Agenda & Reality Collide
Wayne A. Miller, Band Director of the A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, FLA., is a real-life Mr. Holland, a music educator whose department was selected … Continue reading
Why Isn’t Academia Preparing Our Children for Business And Life? Ringing (Out) the IQ Bell
Children want to be astronauts, firemen, policemen, and clowns. College students get degrees in philosophy, poetry, and various majors ending in “studies.” For every Neil Armstrong there are a bunch … Continue reading
Obama’s Big Educational Goals Translate Into Republican Retaliation Against Teacher Union in Florida
Be careful about setting up broad-stroke directives, President Obama. Politicians and bureaucrats of less noble intent may use them poorly, as is the case here in Florida. The Republican-controlled government, … Continue reading