Tag Archives: education

Buzzer Beaters?

Especially for someone like me who watches them all in their entirety, the debates are getting boring.  There are too many of them and they come too frequently.  Too much of them are candidates spinning questions into snippets from their … Continue reading

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The Next Bubble?

I came across a term the other day and wanted to take this opportunity to discuss it with my readers.  The term is “Student Loan Bubble”.  Where I came across it, its relevance to America and the 2016 election are … Continue reading

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How About Those Beans?

I don’t generally do business news even though my formal education better qualifies me to do that than political op-eds.  Today is an exception, but even then I’m coming at it partially from a political slant and my joy is … Continue reading

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A Surprise Ending?

There is one organization, above all others that presents the most imminent danger to the American way of life.  While I think climate change is the greatest long-term threat, (and I don’t know just how long-term that is), these people … Continue reading

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Change Or Lose

It’s time to bring everyone back down to earth and reality.  If the Trump phenomenon continues the Republicans will lose the presidential race in November along with their majority in the Senate.  That is likely to happen in any event … Continue reading

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The Education Gorilla

Political and other stories are filled with 800 pound gorilla references.  The story usually speaks of the 800 pound gorilla in the room that nobody is willing to talk about.  Education often filled that role in politics.  Thus far in … Continue reading

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Stealing From The Children

As some of my regular readers may remember I write a weekly op-ed for my county’s local paper the Franklin Times.  On rare occasion there is an overlap of topic with something I cover here.  Understandably I try to localize … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz Is No John Lennon

John Lennon was a musical genius who urged people to make the world to be a better place.  His 1971 hit Imagine was the biggest of his solo career.  It challenged the listener to imagine a wonderful world at peace … Continue reading

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Why The Kids?

Today’s Republican Party is held up by three pillars: greed, racism/bigotry and the promotion of ignorance.  That sentence will come as no surprise to my regular readers.  Progressives have long warned that as Republican state budgets proved unsustainable one of … Continue reading

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