The Primary System in the U.S. in one of many undemocratic features of our 'democracy.'
Each student, class and lesson is an individual challenge with unique dimensions.
While the planet burns, celebrity obsessed pages and media outlets focus on the big stories like celebrities aging. That was fine until they started appearing on my news sites.
Bigots and denigrating institutions control the racial discourse so that the lower classes fight amongst themselves and make it that much easier for the plutocrats to steal from all of us.
It's election season. Watch the snake oil sales-men (and women) as they promise to act on critical issues they ignored their time in office.
School budgets have been cut all over the nation, and competition for university admissions is greater than ever. We must find the best way to help all qualified students enter university.
Politicians insult each other regularly, and the Internet has made disagreeable and insulting discourse a normal part of our time online. Participating in that invective is optional.
A pat on the behind for all the patriotic anti-feminists out there!
Despite what some economists and the White House are saying, the U.S. economy is still in its longterm slump.
Even though they have not been field tested and will cost the states billions of dollars, two-thirds of Americans have not heard of Common Core Standards.
Adapted from the chapter in “A Patriot’s Guide to Right-Wing Thinking” by Tex Shelters, this excerpt explains that poor people are to blame for poverty using the logic and compassion of right-wingers.
In this post, I use a hypothetical not to compare Zimmerman to Eichmann, but to criticize the excuses that many make for Zimmerman's acquittal; that he was following the law. So was Adolf Eichmann.
There are merits to identifying with one's race in society, but too many people ignore class and fail to understand how it interacts with race. That is a mistake.
Unlike other top ten lists, I explain the criteria for my list to give evidence for my choices. It also features quotes and histories of the songs.
Chicken and Egg The Persian mystic and poet Rumi once wrote regarding the debates on meditation: Eyes open, eyes closed back crooked, back straight Are you seeking God, is your body seeking God Never mind, just be...
A “viewer of television” and a fan of the Sacramento Rivercats has trouble with long hair, specifically that of player “Manny Rodriguez” (his name is actually “Ramirez”, but the...
Heterosexual White Pride Day in Germany Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, a wolf in pink sheep’s wool, decided to celebrate gays in the military on June 15th as part of gay pride month. Panetta felt he had to erect...
If we want a democratic nation, we must change the way elections are financed.