ExxonMobil, Chevron Locked In Bidding War To Acquire Lucrative Pennsylvania Senator. I thought The Onion was a parody site.
"It expands the right of corporations to be treated like people, part of a trend that may be contributing to the rise of economic inequality." What The Hobby Lobby Ruling Means for America
Some really great quotes in this New York Time's Article, Why Do Americans Stink at Math? In my opinion, at the heart of the problem are two things. First is American exceptionalism that takes a "not invented here" mentality. We are the best, so other methods created in other countries is clearly not good enough. Second is that I don't think we really want to solve the education problem in the United States because it is in the best interests of those in power to keep the masses uneducated.
Why Do Americans Stink At Math? "The new math of the ‘60s, the new new math of the ‘80s and today’s Common Core math all stem from the idea that the traditional way of teaching math simply does not work."
Why Do Americans Stink At Math? "The trouble always starts when teachers are told to put innovative ideas into practice without much guidance on how to do it. In the hands of unprepared teachers, the reforms turn to nonsense, perplexing students more than helping them."
"No, Jesus says towards the end of that fine and complex book that affected me greatly, you are the body of Christ now. If anything is going to get done, it's going to be up to you." Library as Church, Bookshelf as Altar: Why I Gave Up Praying, and Carried on Reading