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Think Blogs are Useless?

Think blogs are useless? Donna, while applying for jobs, got a email back from Central Pa Magazine. They happened to have read her blog and asked her to write a column on food/health for them. Let’s all cross our fingers for her that they ask her to be a regular columnist. | Woo Hoo Donna. You give good hope to future journalists that blogs are an extension of a résumé.…

Leave No Teacher Behind

Everyone knows that some very good people leave teaching because it pays so poorly. Some experts estimate that there is one well-qualified teacher not teaching for every one now in the classroom. Under my Leave No Teacher Behind Act, some of these people would surely return and others stay. That would increase the pool of teachers, giving school districts greater choice in whom they hire and retain. –Richard Cohen –Leave…

The Assassination Industry

Even now, surveys show that fewer than 50 per cent of Americans believe there was just one gunman. | One of the effects of this is that an entire industry has grown up surrounding the death of JFK, who was shot twice as his motorcade passed through Dealey Plaza… –The Assassination Industry (NZ Herald) Hmm… I wonder whether the surveys are really a sign of historical ignorance, rather than a belief…