Five Misleading Claims In Paul Ryan’s Convention... →
Tony Danza apologizes to educators
What teachers need parents to do, says Danza, is “persuade their sons and daughters to take part in their own education.” That can’t happen, though, if parents don’t get involved. “There were evenings when, as an English teacher hosting an open house for parents, I stood mostly alone,” says Danza. I could have written that. In my six years of teaching high...
I told her that I did indeed know what a Magic 8 Ball is. There were toys when I...– At my house, we used to play jump rope with the wire that connected the VCR to it’s remote. This did not make my parents happy. (via It is decidedly so | dooce®)
Being fact-checked is not very fun. Good fact-checkers have a preternatural...– Ta-Nehisi Coates, in praise of fact checkers. (via theatlantic)
The missing link between issue advocacy and voting struck me forcefully when I...– Why Don’t The Young Vote? - The Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - The Daily Beast
… thinking you can reduce the number of abortions by making abortion...– Catholic Newspaper Calls Obama ‘More Pro-Life’ Than Romney
Baseball And The Art Of Parenting →
The whole “every kid gets a trophy” thing really annoys me!
After Gabby Douglas won the all around, Bob Costas ended the night by remarking...– Kvelling for Aly Raisman - Salon.com
Romney's Impossible Math - The Dish →