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Looking at the Finland model for public education

As you know, I’m not a big fan of the post-No Child Left Behind public education system we have here in America. I believe, as I’ve stated before on several occasions, that the American public school system, which was once the envy of the world, is being purposefully dismantled by wealthy individuals, and the politicians […]

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I received a bead… now what?

When I came downstairs this morning, I found a single brown bead on the kitchen table. I didn’t make anything of it at the time… but, now, as I sit here in my office, watching reruns of the Today Show, I’m not so sure. [And, yes, I typically spend my weekends catching up on the […]

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The Great Tea Party Swindle

Frank Rich, in today’s New York Times, suggests that the Tea Party movement is being fostered because it allows ready access easy marks. Here’s a clip: …Both Steele and Palin claim to be devotees of the tea party movement. “I’m a tea partier, I’m a town-haller, I’m a grass-roots-er” is how Steele put it in […]

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