This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.
Today is Halloween. It is a day of ghosts, goblins and scary stuff. I want to bring you something really scary: what public education will look like if the Republicans are successful in taking over the system.
Continue reading Republican Education →
I plan on taking a few days off from my version of live blogging so this is a perfect opportunity to get some last points in.
Continue reading A Few For The Road →
I remember sometime ago having a conversation with a minister who told me that when they were in the seminary being taught how to construct a sermon they were told that for each point they needed to give three examples. This person felt that could get a bit too lengthy. If they had six points they wanted to cover that meant 18 examples and people would be getting restless in their seats before the conclusion of the sermon. Believe me I will get to politics and soon.
Continue reading Three Makes A Point →
I just added Clint Whitlock’s book, Afghanistan Papers to the Recommended Reading List.
This is simply the book on our misadventures in Afghanistan. There is plenty of blame to go around and the rank stupidity of many of our actions will shock you.
Well, we have finally reached the last installment of the trilogy of articles covering the biggest political stories in America last week. This one took place in the only branch of the federal government clearly under Republican control. I know it’s not supposed to be or designed that way, but that is the reality. I take you to last Friday at the Supreme Court.
Continue reading Sunday – Part III →