A Thought or Two for John Boehner: I was born in Youngstown and appreciate the loss of industry. People got by or left. What I don’t understand is promoting bull shit ideology, with no social value, as an argument against rational, well thought out policy changes that are needed. You are wasti (full details)
The critical piece of Immigration Reform is how those already here are dealt with fairly. Many working class families have mixed status and deserve a solution that leaves them intact, able to continue contributing to our communities and commerce. We need them. Their culture and history are an in (full details)
@JackieParkey The bigots I’ve come across are those who use hatred for power and those who follow them. The followers have weak self images and are looking for acceptance, the others are evil manipulators looking for control.
This could be Haiti or the shadows of LA.
Auguries of Innocence:
Is this a holy thing to see
In a rich and fruitful land,
Babes reduced to misery,
Fed with cold and usurous hand?
– William Blake
The common light the lives in our soul, make these lyics timelessly apropo. "The measure of her flying feet Made Ireland’s heart begin to beat; And Time bade all his candles flare To light a measure here and there; And may the thoughts of Ireland brood Upon a measured quietude." – Yeats http (full details)
The beginning of this Democratic Campaign is something I will never forget. It is happening now. The President, in campaign mode, is accounting 2 the people, in person, on the stump. Weiner is harnessing the voter fight, releasing their spirit while engaging the enemy on the house floor. The publi (full details)
Well, the AZ Immigration law is moving from virtual evaluation in the media polls to a more tangible negotiation in the streets. The Hispanic base is engaged and building a popular voice that’s beginning to look like a We Are The World commercial. I hope the Cowboy Sheriff Joe doesn’t do somet (full details)
It can be easy to confuse statistical correlation & cause/effect. What causes low levels of achievement in the class room? Where are the correctable opportunities? Class Size tracks inversely with achievement & you can affect class size by changing the number of teachers and/or the number of studen (full details)