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Biden Gets A Reprieve – For Now

So much for a squeaker. Joe Biden needed a big win yesterday and boy did he get one. He finished with 48 percent of the…

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The Colorful Herman Melville

On this day in 1851, Herman Melville publishes Moby-Dick in the US, unleashing literary forces which would torment, vex and flunk countless confused high school…

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Why?

For a few hours on a recent Saturday afternoon I was 15 all over again. We live in very polarizing times. It’s bad out there. But I also know that Paul Spies is still out there asking “Why”, and inspiring others to do the same. I think we’ll be ok.

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We Must Never Confuse Education With Intelligence

When we consider all of the problems that we have in the Black community, if anyone asked me what we are in most dire need…

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Retrenchment and Higher Education: A Followup

Retrenchment and Higher Education As a result of continued annual budget cuts under Governor Tom Corbett (18% for 2013 alone) to the Pennsylvania State System…

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Loch Ness Monster Used As Excuse To Deny Evolution

The textbooks in a Houston Charter School are teaching something most peculiar– and wrong- to schoolchildren. The iSchool High, a charter school in the Houston…

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