Tag Archives: greed

Warning Signs of Teen Suicide and Shakespeare

On Shakespeare’s birthday, April 23, 1564, we need to examine just how brilliant his insights are to today’s education. As a fairly new teacher with a few years of experience in the early 1970s, I was struck by a list … Continue reading

Posted in civic duty, corporate education reform, government, greed, public education, testing | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Teachable Moment: Separating facts from Russian fiction in election rigging

Russian rigging of our last presidential election is a fact. Who was involved, and to what extent was there collaboration are the questions. Below are facts as published and footnoted in Harper’s Magazine Weekly Review for April 6, 2017 available … Continue reading

Posted in betrayal, civic duty, corruption, government, greed, legislative pillage, lies, propaganda | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Art of the Trump Deal

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Schadenfreude: Republicans’ American Healthcare Act

The American Healthcare Act: The Republican Response (Schadenfreude)     + +++ *****

Posted in betrayal, civic duty, corruption, government, greed, legislative pillage, lies, propaganda | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cuts Meals on Wheels and subsidized school lunches after bragging about paying no taxes.

Don’t feed kids in Head Start or subsidized school lunch programs. Cut Meals on Wheels for the elderly and handicapped. Why? The White House’s budget director, Mick Mulvaney, states. ““I think it’s probably one of the most compassionate things we … Continue reading

Posted in betrayal, civic duty, corruption, government, greed, legislative pillage, lies, poverty, propaganda, public education | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s not just public schools that are being defunded to death.

It’s not just public schools that are being defunded to death. Betsy DeVos is the tip of merely one crumbling iceberg. Dismantling America’s essential social services is highly profitable for an oligarchy of corporate billionaires and their political cronies. Shock … Continue reading

Posted in betrayal, charters - vouchers, civic duty, corporate education reform, corruption, government, greed, legislative pillage, privatization, propaganda, public education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Albert Camus, President Trump, Betsy DeVos, U.S. legislators – and our task

President Trump’s successful appointment of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was the sole nomination opposed by all Democrats. All of the other nominees received approval votes from some Democratic legislators. Therefore all supportive Republican legislators and those Democratic legislators who … Continue reading

Posted in betrayal, charters - vouchers, civic duty, corporate education reform, corruption, government, greed, legislative pillage, lies, privatization, public education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

#FAKEPRESIDENTSDAY 2017

#FAKEPRESIDENTSDAY 2017   * *** *****

Posted in betrayal, civic duty, corruption, government, greed, ignorance, lies, propaganda | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Who will next sell-out our children’s futures in the name of God and Country?

How can government be run as a business, a public/private partnership in education and the advancement of technology? Easy. Hand federal funds to corporations who will drain as much profit as possible into their coffers and damn the consequences. Use a … Continue reading

Posted in betrayal, charters - vouchers, corporate education reform, corruption, government, greed, legislative pillage, lies, privatization, propaganda, public education, testing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Democrapublican posturing and Betsy DeVos: the Overview

Will Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos’ opposition vote unity by Democrats succeed? Unity? But what about the $$$$$$$$$$$$$ involved? After U.S. Secretaries of Education Spelling, Duncan, and King, will there be any other Secretary of Education who will support public … Continue reading

Posted in betrayal, civic duty, corporate education reform, corruption, government, greed, ignorance, legislative pillage, lies, propaganda, public education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment