Category Archives: Education

DANIELS MOVES PURDUE OFFICE OF PUBLIC RECORDS CLOSER TO HIS HEART – AND FINGERTIPS

Purdue “President” Mitch Daniels has decided to move the office of public records just a stone’s throw from his office.   He has also hired new legal counsel to oversee those pesky requests from journalists, private citizens, and lawyers. Of course, … Continue reading

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REPUBLICANS DEAL ANOTHER BLOW TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS

The Indiana Republicans just can’t get enough of trouncing on our public school system and the parents who stand by it.  Once again, just to reinforce their love of anything non-public, Republicans gussied up the now-legal package of enticements to … Continue reading

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DANIELS RACE TO DESTROY COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

Mitch Daniels comes from the corporate world which feeds on privatization and decreasing workers’ rights.  Just hours after Mitch Daniels took over as governor of Indiana in 2005, he rescinded the rights of highway police, hospital attendants, mechanics, and other … Continue reading

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BEND IT LIKE BENNETT

The Superintendent of our Indiana schools – and I use the word “Superintendent” lightly – Tony Bennett has been anointed to attempt to placate the fears of Hoosier teachers, parents, and supporters of public education as he and his boss … Continue reading

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REPUBLICANS SHOOT THEMSELVES IN THE FOOT – HOBBLE OFF INTO THE SUNSET

What was supposed to be a unified Republican uprising against the “socialist” agenda hidden in President Obama’s speech to schoolchildren has turned into a full rout of Republican antagonists.  Tucking their tiny little tails between their crooked little legs, Republicans … Continue reading

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AND SO, MY FELLOW AMERICANS: ASK NOT WHAT YOUR COUNTRY CAN DO FOR YOU – ASK WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR COUNTRY.

I would imagine most Americans of any age would recognize the above quote from John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address of January 20, 1961.  Amazing isn’t it that such a quote holds so much meaning to so many and has been and … Continue reading

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REPUBLICAN IDIOCY CONTINUES OVER OBAMA ADDRESS TO SCHOOL CHILDREN

President Obama is planning to address the nation’s school children next week.  Of course, Republicans are having a hissy fit and throwing out all kinds of statements accusing Obama of potential indoctrination of the millions who may be allowed to … Continue reading

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DANIELS PANDERS TO TEACHERS WITH POSITION ON DISCIPLINE

Mitch Daniels has now decided that discipline in schools might be a good idea. Wonder where he has been for the last three and a half years? Head under a rock? The realization that discipline is lacking in schools comes … Continue reading

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LOSING OUR MINDS – THE DARK SIDE OF TECHNOLOGY

Our reliance on technology is giving way to a loss of mental capabilities that used to be seen as second nature to us. For each task that we surrender to technology, we lose the use of mental faculties no longer … Continue reading

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INTERVIEWER STUPIDITY – THE MORMON POLYGAMY QUESTION – AD NAUSEUM

The following was an exchange while Mitt Romney was still governor of Massachusetts. Interviewer: Governor Romney, thanks for being on the show. Mitt: (all smiles) Great to be here, Joan. Interviewer: Governor, a lot of Americans are asking themselves, Can … Continue reading

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