We lost a skirmish today with the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary. But we cannot let our defeats demoralize us into inaction any more than we can permit our victories to lull us into a false sense of security.
Prayer in schools: What god? Whose god? Who decides?
By Carole McNall Once upon a time, a little girl was going to a public school. Her school began each day with all the students reciting The Lord’s Prayer. (This was a […]
Private lives, public surveillance
Whether people think about this election’s hot button issues in this framework or not, many of our country’s so-called “social issues” are issues of privacy. While lawmakers fought over the economic and […]
Nota Bene #119: Think! It Ain't Illegal Yet
“My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #117: Wake Up!
“Hollywood is so crooked that Mafia gangsters are entirely outclassed and don’t stand a chance. People in Hollywood are smarter. They have more sophisticated knowledge of money and deals and how to […]
How US News is hurting our high school students
by JS O’Brien Three-year-olds can be very trying, and not least because, once they find something that works for them, say, some action that made adults laugh, they’ll do it over and […]