Republicans are becoming the hate that hate produced
/ November 18, 2013 0 COMMENTS

I guess I shouldn’t be surprised that the Republicans (or at least those from the deranged wing, which appears to be growing) have been working so hard to sabotage Obamacare, but it still gets me. And in a way I think it fascinates me more than it enrages me. The fact that their hatred runs…

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Public schools should not be partners with the prisons
/ November 11, 2013 0 COMMENTS

The last thing any school ought to be involved in is sprucing up the path between the classroom and the jail cell. The purpose of school is to teach, and that includes the bad kids as well as the little angels. The struggle for any good teacher is learning how to reach the hard-to-reach kids,…

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Kanye West gives new meaning to confederate flag; and it’s the same
/ November 8, 2013 1 COMMENTS

I’m not a big follower of rap, so it would be pointless for me to try to analyze in a rap context whatever the hell Kanye West thinks he’s doing draping himself in the blood of the Confederate flag and proclaiming himself the arbiter of  New Hip by declaring it his own. But I must…

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Random Musings; Election Day in Detroit and A Game of Thrones
/ November 5, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Random thoughts… Election Day Detroit. For those who insist it is my duty as a Detroiter to vote for either Mike Duggan or Benny Napoleon in today’s mayoral election, I suppose I understand. This is, as I stated yesterday, probably the most important election that Detroit has had in decades. Possibly since Coleman Young first…

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Neither Benny Napoleon nor Mike Duggan
/ November 4, 2013 0 COMMENTS

So there’s one day left until the Detroit mayoral election on Tuesday, possibly one of the most important mayoral elections this city has had in decades, and I still simply cannot get excited about either one. Benny Napoleon just doesn’t do it for me, and neither does Mike Duggan. Normally in a case where I…

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