Monthly Archives: June 2013

Paula Deene, Serena Williams, Anthony Weiner and the Fickle Gods of PC

I see in the news that Paula Deene a southern woman( which makes her instantly suspect) of whom I have no real knowledge has apparently committed verbal apostasy, sometime in her past, against the gods of political correctness and is to … Continue reading

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Do As I Say Not As I Do

I find it quite interesting that the Democratic liberal base in America is apparently strongly against surveillance of their own words but observe and work constantly to control the words used by others.

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Sleep Deprivation and Education

In the Michael Jackson trial a noted sleep doctor said, “Like a computer, the brain has to go offline to maintain cells that we keep for life, since we don’t make more,” he said. “Sleep is the repair and maintenance … Continue reading

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Where Did You Learn The Important Lessons of LIfe?

We are currently having a controversy in Iowa  over how long the school year should be and when the school year should start.   I honestly don’t understand what the problem is. The length of the school year is set by … Continue reading

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Vonnegut, Orwell, Forster and Bradbury much better than Nostradamus

For an interesting summary of our current political situation re-read or read for the first time these books/ short stories , all written over 50 years ago. What were the concerns of some remarkably prescient  satirical scifi writers 50 years ago…To me it seems  remarkably … Continue reading

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“The Breakfast Club”, Alzheimers and 1984

I saw a quote on the internet a few days ago written about the movie, “The Breakfast Club.”  http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=the%20breakfast%20club&source=web&cd=4&cad=rja&ved=0CEoQtwIwAw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DdkX8J-FKndE&ei=HpmuUYrEIcG4rQGMpIBo&usg=AFQjCNHBusc_zC4FWfQv-3oA6YJGIyZjBA&bvm=bv.47380653,d.aWM The Breakfast Club is a simple movie about the idea that teenagers, when given the opportunity can get out of the … Continue reading

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