Pity the Corporate School Reformers

August 4, 2017 0

It’s gotta’ be tough to be a corporate school reformer these days. Betsy DeVos is Education Secretary. Donald Trump is President. Their entire Koch Brothers-funded, ALEC-written agenda is national policy. But their stripes are showing – big time. […]

The Liberal Purity Problem

August 2, 2017 15

There is a guy that goes to the bar around the corner from my house. We’ve only ever chatted a few times as I went out for drinks with my husband. I’ve always been polite. […]

When Words Don’t Mean Anything Anymore

July 7, 2017 1

I first started to feel it while Trump was on the campaign trail. Trump was saying grosser and grosser things, and by the time it occurred to me that he wasn’t just a sideshow but […]

Teacher Appreciation Week is a Pathetic Joke!

May 11, 2017 0

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, America! All over the country, millions of educators can look forward to a free burrito. Or maybe an Arby’s sandwich. Or a complimentary donut. Because we REALLY appreciate teachers here. What […]

Dumbfounded, Perplexed, and Distraught

February 24, 2017 1

I’m dumb-founded, perplexed, and distraught at what’s going on in our country.   Trump’s supporters keep saying that he’s keeping his promises. But is he? He hasn’t drained the swamp and he’s just repealed important […]

Betsy DeVos and the Cowardice of Republicans

February 7, 2017 0

“If all your friends jumped off a bridge, would you, too?” If you’re a Senate Republican, the answer is apparently “YES!” Otherwise, why would all but two such lawmakers vote to confirm Betsy DeVos, the […]

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