The Big Sister had an informed response to the President’s suggestion that we send our children to school all year. They’d have to buy air conditioners!
Apparently President Obama remarked on education yesterday. For decades, Washington has been trapped in the same stale debates that have paralyzed progress and perpetuated our educational decline. Obviously Washington hasn’t been involved enough in education, so he proposes more interference. The specific policy proposals are not horrible, except for the increased Federal interference in a […]
Was watching a clip on The NewsHour of President Obama’s gathering in Florida today, and was struck by how like an evangelist he was. It doesn’t come across so much in the words, below, but in the mannerisms. HENRIETTA HUGHES: The housing authority has two years’ waiting lists. And we need something more than the […]
I recognized the tone of President Obama’s voice at the beginning of the press conference last night. Katie Couric called it “stern.” That’s a polite way to put it. It was the tone of voice I use when I mean to imply that the rest of y’all are a bunch of [expletive] idiots. Let me […]
We’ll be watching the pomp and circumstance with the kids this evening, perhaps with a tub of popcorn and some hot chocolate.