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Utterances from the Whirlpool When we married seven years ago my wife discovered some notebooks filled with poems that I wrote while in college during the 1960s. She encouraged me to try to write more poems. I agreed but made her promise that they were just for her. I have never published any of myContinue reading “After the Earthquake”
Utterances from the Whirlpool As the defeated Confederate Army was going home a group gathered around a campfire and led by the notorious Confederate General, Nathan Bedford Forest, they formed a “Confederate Veterans Organization that would become the infamous terrorist organization the Klu Klux Klan! Soon they gathered followers, often from the poorly educated, angryContinue reading “Call it Violent Insurrection/ Call it Treason!”
As the Republican Controlled State Legislatures began to attack public education in the 1980s that has continued until the leading advocate of publicly funded profit making private schools (Charter Schools) became the current Secretary of Education, Betsy De Vos, the public schools responded by changing their curriculums. This was necessitated by the introduction of highContinue reading “We stopped teaching Critical Thinking”
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