Monthly Archives: May 2013

Teachers are part of the problem not the solution.

My response to an article by Dr. Sue Atkinson that implies our educational difficulties are solely the result of inadequate teaching skills. I would agree with Dr. Atkinson there are defective teachers working in education, the problem is that most of the … Continue reading

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Apology? I Don’t Need No Stinkin Apology

It has become the fashion for someone, agency or corporation to publicly apologize or conversely demand a public apology after any unfortunate event. This has even led to the creation of many non-productive corporations that specialize only in personal and … Continue reading

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Tagging The IRS not Facebook

It is not really that interesting or surprising to me that the IRS tagged certain words for scrutiny on corporate income tax forms, that has been going on since Al Capone, in both political directions. What would be more interesting … Continue reading

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If The TV Show “Numbers” Tried to Fix Education

We tend to state things now in absolute black and white. This is happening within our schools because our government seems to love data instead of results. Mathematically (simplistic but valid) we could state the basic educational equation thusly: t … Continue reading

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The Consequences of Publicly Drawing Red Lines

It has become the current fashion in politics, government, education, and international relations to draw “red lines” in an attempt to control the behavior of someone or something. At the present time our media is obsessed with drawing red lines … Continue reading

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