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What Racism Looks Like to Me

If you think voter ID is racist, then I think you are a racist whose racism goes deep down to your innermost assumptions.  Are brown people dumber than you, that they do not know how to get an ID? Are they cut off from society more than you, so that they don’t already have the […]

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Political theater

Democrats Pocan, Jaypal, and Espaillat will vote no on the abolish ICE bill if it’s brought to the floor. Why is that particularly significant? It is their bill.  These are the same three Democrat Representatives who introduced the Abolish ICE bill in the first place.   Why would they introduce a bill they do not want […]

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Education, Sir John Lubbock

THE PLEASURES OF LIFE. __________ CHAPTER X. EDUCATION. “No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth.” — BACON.                 “Divine Philosophy ! Not harsh and crabbed as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo’s lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar’d sweets Where no crude surfeit reigns.” SHAKESPEARE.   IT may seem rather surprising […]

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Little House on the Prairie

This is probably the best response to the American Library ASsociation’s foolish and rather narrowminded revocation of an award from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s wonderful Little House on the Prairie Series that I have read. Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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I am embarrassed for them

College students asked what they think of Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, who has not yet been announced so of course they don’t know. I wonder if they are just too embarrassed to admit they do not know, but they do seem quite confident about what the media will say, and they are right about […]

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