A powerful argument for blocking Wisconsin’s voter ID law

The following is from Larry Miller’s blog.  You can go to: http://millermps.wordpress.com/2012/03/03/a-powerful-argument-for-blocking-wisconsins-voter-id-law  and see the video presented as well as read the entire article.  There is also information about how you can weigh in on the criminal activities of those rigging the election this year. Cap Times editorial  Posted: Friday, March 2, 2012 University of […]

How a government teacher proves Occupy’s claim of US War Crimes

“Passion has helped us; but can do so no more. It will in future be our enemy. Reason, cold, calculating, unimpassioned reason, must furnish all the materials for our future support and defence.-Let those materials be moulded into general intelligence, sound morality, and in particular, a reverence for the constitution and laws.” – Abraham Lincoln, […]

To Date, the Grim Old Party Has Done Nothing but Sell We the People Snake Oil

by S. Paul Forrest AmericaRevealed.org The phrase snake oil is as a derogatory term used to describe quackery; the promotion of fraudulent or unproven medical practices. The expression is also applied metaphorically to any product with questionable and/or unverifiable quality or benefit.  By extension, the term “snake oil salesman” may be applied to someone who sells fraudulent goods or who is a fraud […]

“I Don’t Believe That”: Reforming the Debate to Reform Education

I have been an avid cyclist for almost thirty years now, riding as much as 10,000 miles each year. For many of those years, I have also shaved my head, resulting in hours and hours outside in adverse weather conditions such as extreme cold, rain, and even sleet and snow. When my mother-in-law was alive, […]

Teacher Quality and Accountability: A Failed Debate

“Value-added and other types of growth models are probably the most controversial issue in education today,” argues Matthew Di Carlo in his “What Value-Added Research Does And Does Not Show.” Di Carlo carefully examines, with ample evidence and a fair hand, the most recent cycle of education reform that has targeted teacher quality and accountability. One […]

Occupy This: US History exposes the 1%’s crimes, then and now. 1 of 6

source: Carl Herman. Occupy Wall Street (and nationwide) has three emerging objectives: Public recognition of the 1%’s crimes, centering on war and money. End war and money crimes that annually kill millions, injure billions, and loot trillions of our dollars. Build a brighter future for 100% of humanity, centering on full constructive employment and the creation of money […]

Idealism that Blinds: Facing Social and Educational Inequity

One aspect of the education reform debate that persistently gives me pause is the claim that the top students are being short-changed in U.S. public education—specifically due to disproportionate time and money being spent on struggling students. I have attempted to address this argument both seriously and satirically, but each approach has brought primarily defense […]

Objections and Replies

(This is a continuation of part two of a four-part series on the ethics and political theory of Ayn Rand, written exclusively for The Daily Censored, by Dr. Robert Abele, professor of philosophy at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay Area.) In this series so far, we have made several arguments concerning Rand’s […]

Ayn Rand and the Philosophy of Individualism (Part I)

(This is part one of a four-part series on the ethics and political theory of Ayn Rand, written exclusively for The Daily Censored, by Dr. Robert Abele, professor of philosophy at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay Area.)   Ayn Rand has become the darling of both neoliberals and, unfortunately, many young people […]