Tag Archives: Welfare Queens

Assessing Toxicity

It’s a free country. You can express any political position you’d like, within certain limits. You cannot call for the violent overthrow of the government, or maybe you can. When Sharron Angle was running against Harry Reid out in Nevada … Continue reading

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Forced Perspective

Perspective is good, and Denison University – a quiet campus on a hill above a quiet little town in the dead center of Ohio – wasn’t a bad place to spend four years in the late sixties. The school was … Continue reading

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Say Anything

You really shouldn’t say whatever comes to mind. Of course you have the right to do that – it’s a free country. But anyone older than five knows it’s usually best to consider how others will react to your remarks. … Continue reading

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Queen for a Day

Back in the seventies, in a previous life, the problem with teaching that unit on Greek Myth was that the kids – almost all of them at that expensive prep school destined for the Ivy League schools or schools not … Continue reading

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