Magic Numbers and Homework
Busy work is a waste of time in the classroom and out. Repetive work is not. It’s sometimes just what the doctor ordered. It helps us keep pace with our peers. And today in 2022, we are moving quickly towards a smaller more specialized global workforce in which those that are hired are the most…
Optional Stop Signs
citizens not just one group or another or the government writing the laws is unfair and needs to be replaced. Where do you stand?
Lance Armstrong KOs Mike Tyson
Cheaters are writing the rules while winning the game. If we can’t redirect this pattern and stop Baird Men from ruling, then we will find ourselves in chains as Slavery Innovated.
A Politician’s Teacher
For ten years I was a middle school teacher, and what I found was that some of my best teachers were my students. This can be applied to our Democracy too. Leaders need to learn from those they lead not live in an ivory tower.
What’s in the Job Title
Two buttons. The panic button and the stop button. Today, for a minute, I am hitting the Stop one. Why? It’s Sunday maybe and it’s the day of rest for me or maybe I need a break from the doom and gloom of Coronavirus and Trump’s Pandemic. So I am hitting Stop to reflect for…
Stages and Civil Servants
What is a community? Simply, it is a group of people living in the same area all trying to get along while surviving and meeting individual needs. Now, I want to be clear from the getco that I am not a supporter of violence. I do not see anything connected to it that is positive…
The Adults in the Room
Is it me or have the adults left the room. I read a Twitter post recently in which the writer asked if the political system had always been this crazy or are we at a different place. My thought, a different place. Wherever I look, I see entitled whiny wimpy scared uncertain angry people who…
Churches: The setting of Star Wars when we meet Obi One Kinobi for the first time is 100 meters away from a 2000 year old cathedral built into the rock. Obi One is a more realistic embodiment of the church than any of its learjet flying, Vatican living, mega church versions that we have today. …
Peace, Love, Hope for More
I was brought up Catholic and to believe in the J man. I was also taught about the resurrection and the crucifixion and world history. How in the Middle Ages we fought the Holy Wars to promote faith. What Robin Hood was based on. And how in WWII Adolf Hitler wanted to create a race…
Happy Gilmore and Tony Stark
My bond is with the people, and I will serve this great nation at the pleasure of myself. If there’s one thing I’ve proven it’s that you can count on me to pleasure myself. — Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Iron Man 2 In many ways the fictional character of Tony Stark and Iron…