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Cross-posted at Facing South -- your source for news, politics and trends in the South THANKS FOR REC'ING! Virginia has ...
by ProgressiveSouth
Comment Count 369 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2008 at 09:58 AM PDT with 948 Recommends
The Justice Department sent a legal memorandum to the Pentagon in 2003 asserting that federal laws prohibiting assault, maiming and other crimes did not apply to military interrogators ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 430 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2008 at 03:13 AM PDT with 728 Recommends
a debate they were neither required to watch nor for which were they given any extra credit. That one - almost all who watched noticed in real time. Many were offended. About half of those ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 337 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2008 at 01:42 PM PDT with 655 Recommends
The Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) road show has pulled into San Diego. Over the next few days they’re planning sharing their message of hate at thirty locations around the city. Several ...
by dougbob
Comment Count 353 comments on Sun Oct 18, 2009 at 08:22 AM PDT with 563 Recommends
The title is from George Wood, author of this blog post After telling you about the school he has run for the past 18 years ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 431 comments on Tue Jul 13, 2010 at 03:39 AM PDT with 523 Recommends
why I was out on Friday, what I was doing in Grundy. I did so because I will be out on more Fridays - for events in Roanoke, Alexandria and maybe the Eastern Shore as well. I wanted them to ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 265 comments on Mon Oct 05, 2009 at 06:01 PM PDT with 503 Recommends
I teach government. I have periodically wrestled with whether I could continue to do so. I have come close to walking away from it, because I what I saw worried me sufficiently that I wondered ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 405 comments on Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 04:04 AM PST with 470 Recommends
I come here and see the top-rated diary by bkamr about the impact of the economy upon her middle schoolers. I teach high ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 303 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2008 at 03:56 AM PST with 459 Recommends
Michelle Obama is on a roll herself in Europe. I'm thinking there's some serious President AND First Lady Envy going on over there, and I for one think it's much more fun to be loved than hated. ...
by Muzikal203
Comment Count 555 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2009 at 06:03 PM PDT with 453 Recommends
Thank you to 7 wonderful teenagers at this high school in Cocoa Beach, Florida whom I've never met. They have far more courage and ...
by davefromqueens
Comment Count 338 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2007 at 06:33 AM PST with 450 Recommends
which is why we removed them from government action by protecting against such action in the Constitution and its Amendments. Speech and religion are both supposed to be protected. We do not allow ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 278 comments on Wed Aug 18, 2010 at 09:38 AM PDT with 442 Recommends
"My name is Jim, Mr. President. It is an honor to meet you." We stood close, arms around each others waists, and smiled for the official photographer. There was a flash of light. "Thank you for ...
by jim in IA
Comment Count 251 comments on Wed Apr 25, 2012 at 02:56 PM PDT with 426 Recommends
is for two reasons. You probably have already guessed that one reason is much of what Obama had to say about education. I will discuss that in detail below the fold. For now consider just this:
by teacherken
Comment Count 613 comments on Wed Jan 26, 2011 at 04:11 AM PST with 405 Recommends
Iowa Family Values begins like this: IF it weren’t for Iowa, my family may never have existed,
by teacherken
Comment Count 147 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2009 at 03:56 AM PDT with 378 Recommends
Update: THE KIDS GOT THEIR PENCILS! (Scroll down to the project below to see the thank you note the teacher just wrote.) Thanks to you Kossacks, these kids are going ...
by hyperbolic pants explosion
Comment Count 164 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 11:59 AM PDT with 372 Recommends
News is circulating around California this morning about a UC Santa Barbara undergraduate who was taken to a detention center by Homeland ...
by eugene
Comment Count 482 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2007 at 07:48 AM PDT with 347 Recommends
As regular readers of my posts know, since my wife was diagnosed with cancer on January 27 I had not been back in the classroom at the non-profit charter middle school where I had been teaching ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 08:46 AM PST with 325 Recommends
Yeah, it's an invasion. I've read about this several times over the past few days, some of it from folks I thought were smart enough to se through obvious bullshit.
by TheBlaz
Comment Count 422 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2007 at 12:35 PM PST with 319 Recommends
Sometimes I stand back and watch our world, and marvel at how easily stereotypes tend to enter into our beliefs. And sometimes, those stereotypes leave us so thoroughly braced for the terrible that ...
by Fokozatos siker
Comment Count 103 comments on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 12:04 PM PDT with 314 Recommends
Yesterday I had a chance to talk with 4 of my 6 classes about Obama's speech to Congress, to get their reactions. In general, the reactions were favorable. They were not so kind, those of them who ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 176 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2009 at 01:27 AM PST with 312 Recommends