Monthly Archives: September 2015

Reality vs Delusion

Yesterday’s so-called congressional hearing showed just how far from reality the GOP have gone. Poll after poll shows Planned Parenthood has tremendous public support–61% of respondents in a NBC?Wall Street Journal poll oppose eliminating Planned Parenthood’s federal funding. That’s 6 … Continue reading

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Educational Inequality

I’m teaching Basic Writing this semester for the first time since 1998, and as part of my work, I am sitting in on a practicum focused both on teaching this course this semester and on BW scholarship. I’m finding this … Continue reading

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Ta-Nehisi Coates on “The Enduring Myth of Black Criminality”

In his upcoming October cover story, Ta-Nehisi Coates explores how mass incarceration has affected African American families. I urge you to read the article and others in the series. I share this video in the hope it sparks your interest … Continue reading

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We Do Our Damn Jobs

The Scully image below is the first of what’s now become a wonderful anti-Kim Davis meme. Icanhazcheeseburger has collected a few of the latest; here’s a couple of my another favs. Click here to see others

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Scully Rocks

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Dick Flail

Nothing like a speech by a growling Darth Cheney to bolster support for the nuclear deal with Iran. As Fox News host Chris Wallace demonstrated, Cheney is not the best spokesperson when it comes to dealing with Iran as he … Continue reading

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