The Teacher Union War On Parents

Is there a suicide prevention hot-line for teacher unions? There oughta be. “A half-century ago, teachers unions had a place in the American public. Now they have forgotten their place … going from protectors … to enablers of greed and malfeasance.” Half of America now sees teacher unions in a negative light. And the unions … Continue reading The Teacher Union War On Parents

The Pontificating Teacher-Snot

Meet Gregory Salcido … a pontificating teacher-snot who strutted tuff-tuff in front of a high school history class of sixteen-year-olds. Talking big … talking rough … talking smart-ass … and mocking the very warriors who protect his right to open his foul mouth … and let his spectacular ignorance spill out. “Think about the people … Continue reading The Pontificating Teacher-Snot

We Did This To Ourselves

“We have met the enemy and he is us.” We keep trying to run away from what we’ve become. But we're in this moment because we invited it. By our silence. "... the Right is silenced in our culture — blacklisted and excluded and ignored in entertainment, mainstream news outlets, and the universities ..."* And we allowed … Continue reading We Did This To Ourselves

Charles Schumer Be Damned

Majority leader Mitch McConnell asked “if any of his Democratic colleagues went to sleep at night with their front doors wide open.” Not a single Democrat admitted to that.  But Schumer has no problem leaving our country unlocked. The gates flung wide-open … because your lives … and those of your loved ones … matter … Continue reading Charles Schumer Be Damned

What’s Happened To Normal?

I write these things because it’s my way of holding on. By my fingernails. To reality. Sometimes help isn’t just around the corner. … because sometimes there’s just too much crazy there. Southwest Airlines told a passenger that her pet fish, Cassie, wasn’t welcome to slosh around in her fishbowl during a flight from Denver … Continue reading What’s Happened To Normal?

Watch Where You’re Steppin’

There's a new San Francisco treat … and it ain’t Rice-a-Roni. Tony Bennett might’ve left his heart in San Francisco … but others are leaving behind something very different … Last week “… 20 pounds of poop were dumped on a sidewalk … in a clear bag and remained there for hours.” To marinate in … Continue reading Watch Where You’re Steppin’

The President Who Wasn’t

The recent court ruling on ObamaCare jump-started a clever friend of mine … a Baltimoreon name Mike Sackett  … a silky-witty writer from The Old Line State of Maryland.  “With this stunning rebuke of Obama's dubiously-named Affordable Care Act, with his war on coal and opposition to the Keystone Pipeline crushed, with his Paris Climate … Continue reading The President Who Wasn’t

How To Ruin A College

"Here’s something you don’t see every day: A bunch of teachers at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill have decided to protest ... by withholding students’ grades" Yup. They're mad. At a statue.  "Silent Sam" ... a long ago alumni-gift from Civil War veterans ... was set to be moved indoors ... out of sight of … Continue reading How To Ruin A College