Tag Archives: Bill Ayers

“The Best 10 Ways to Keep Your Older White Relatives from the Polls Come November 8”

I know it’s kind of anti-democratic, but I’ve started work on a new project that I think has a lot of potential. I’m putting together a list of “The Best 10 Ways to Keep Your Older White Relatives from the Polls Come November 8.” I know I can do better, but here’s what I’ve come […]

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Bill Ayers: “The road to the massive cheating scandal in Atlanta runs right through the White House”

Continuing our recent conversation on the misguided work of education reform advocate Michelle “we can test our way to better schools” Rhee, I thought that I’d share this comment, which was sent out yesterday by our friend Bill Ayers in response to news that 27 former educators in the Atlanta public school system had reported […]

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Breitbart assassinated… “what else could it be?”

Within minutes of Senator Ted Kennedy’s death, conservative activist Andrew Breitbart took to Twitter, calling the distinguished public servant a “duplicitous bastard” and a “prick”. Now, in the wake of the glorified blogger’s unexpected passing, however, we’re being asked to remember Breitbart, the man best known for destroying ACORN, a grass-roots organization that offered aid […]

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“See, the Democrats are violent too!”

With the news that a mentally ill man in Pennsylvania had threatened the life of Republican Congressman Eric Cantor, conservatives everywhere have begun jumping up and down, waiving their hands around wildly (imagine Arnold Horshack trying to get Mr. Kotter’s attention), and claiming that this definitively proves, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that Democrats […]

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The University of Michigan ’09 Prison Art Show opens today

For the next two weeks, in the University of Michigan’s North Campus Duderstadt Center Gallery, the folks from the Prison Creative Arts Project will be presenting their 14th annual exhibition of art by Michigan prisoners. This year’s collection includes nearly 400 pieces, pulled together from dozens of prisons scattered across the State. I had the […]

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