Monthly Archives: October 2013

Educational Technology

It seems to me… “The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.”  ~ John F. Kennedy. There has been relatively little change in teaching methodology since the introduction of the blackboard in 1801.  Teachers … Continue reading

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Restore Critical Funding

It seems to me… “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.”  ~ Carl Rogers. Now, at a time when a university degree is more important than ever before, funding support … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown and Default

It seems to me… “The Tea Party is The American Taliban.”  ~ Beth Wallach-Drucker, Barb Salge, and others. There are laws I personally do not like; there are Supreme Court decisions I do not agree with – but these are … Continue reading

Posted in ACA, Budget, Budget Control Act of 2011, Congress, Conservatives, Debt, Default, Deficit, Democracy, Economic, Economy, Education, Employment, Fiscal, GDP, Growth, Growth, Healthcare, Immigration, Medicare, National, Obamacare, Recession, Recovery, Reform, Sequestration, Social Security, Starve The Beast, Stimulus, Supreme Court, Tea Party, Unemployment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Financial Reform

It seems to me… “A profound political question is suddenly on the table:  Must the country continue to give precedence to private financial gain and market determinism over human lives and broad public values?”  ~ William Greider. Though employment continues … Continue reading

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