Friday, June 27, 2008

This is all so 1950s

More Politics of Fear

Check out my brother Fred's PREAPrez blog for recent posts here, here & here, about the witch hunting Ms. McDonald over at the Justice Dept., who Googles all prospective employees to see if they are now or ever have been a member of…

Sing, sing a song…

When the American Legion says, "sing" you sing. At least that's how it is at a fearful Fenton High School in Bensenville, Il. where the Legionaires demanded that the school choir perform the National Anthem at the start of every concert.

On Monday, members of a local American Legion Post and the American Legion Riders spoke out at the Fenton High School District 100 board meeting, saying the school had a civic duty and social responsibility to educate students to be civilly responsible. They also said singing the song would honor all of the school's graduates who went on to serve in the military.

Quote of the week from the PEN Weekly Newsblast

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"The paradox of education is precisely this -- that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated." - James A. Baldwin (author)


  1. Glad to find your new home. Yahoo 360 was annoying. Hard to comment.

    But why no wordpress?


  2. Thanks jd. What's so good about wordpress?

  3. I dunno. You once mentioned you were considering it. And it's what me and the other Klonsky use. But I can't recommend it as being better or worse than blogger.

  4. I've used both and I have found wordpress easier and better looking. But either is an improvement over yahoo.


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