Category Archives: Public Schools

Gleanings From The Passing Scene… (Politically Uncorrected)

Another Saturday compendium of current events to annoy, amuse or amaze as you decide. We see something in each; you evaluate for yourself. They are all hors d’oeurvres from the platter of present reality. In Harlem, a group of black … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene… (Politically Uncorrected)

Another Saturday, another selection from current events intended to provide food for thought, among those willing to think, anyway. Though my attitudes may leak through in places, I will not tell you how to think; I only urge that you … Continue reading

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Gleanings from the Passing Scene…(Politically Uncorrected)

Our passing scene has seemed rich with events that could have occurred on no other planet; we spread this sampling before you for you, not we, to evaluate though our feelings may leak through here and there. Please enjoy! We’re … Continue reading

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Our Prez Wants His Dessert Before His Dinner (With His New College Program)

Almost a third of our current high school grads sitting for college entry exams, failed them, according to the company that gives the national tests. In Florida, the failures reached 81%. As this was reported, President Obama spoke in Buffalo … Continue reading

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The Many Faces Of Actor Matt Damon…

There’s no shortage of hypocrisy on the Right and it should be admitted but there is something about the sanctimonious Left that no Right wingnut can match. Today provided an example, full brass band and flags flying and entirely too … Continue reading

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A Bit Of History, In Living Color…

This is what happened: We raised our kids in the foothills of Los Angeles. It was a nice neighborhood of sizable, fairly new homes inhabited by Asian, black, Hispanic and white families with similar comfortable living standards. The neighborhood schools … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene…(Politically Uncorrected)

Term Limits,Our nation’s Capitol leads us; D.C. has decreed that its residents who have ‘transitioned’ their birth gender to another one, may request a replacement birth certificate with the gender info ‘corrected’. Obstetricians may have to start entering that information … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene…(Politically Uncorrected)

The Eurofolk are indignant about our NSA peering into their communications per their news reports, somehow failing to notice their secret agreement to install the program. Or the fact that the French do it too. Or that Germany has been … Continue reading

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Boys Will Be Boys…Or Will They?

Boys and girls at schools are readily identifiable visually and use different restrooms, at least in the U.S. Right? Once perhaps, but today…not so much. The linked report explains…well, not explains exactly, but tells…of the courts’s decision to force an … Continue reading

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President Obama, Sherlock Holmes, a Dog and Irish Catholics (And U.S. Media)

Sherlock Holmes is no longer a world-renowned name, nor is his detective novel genre the mass market it was but there are still those who know what the dog did in the night-time. As Dr. Watson responded to Holmes’ question: … Continue reading

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