There are many reasons that parents make decisions about their child’s education and development. Over the years, various school districts have adjusted the birth dates by which they determine cutoffs for grade eligibility. Recently this article over at DeadSpin started …Continue reading →
As you know, the Czar was born halfway through the 13th Century and has seen much. So have his parents, who are ridiculously ancient. Anyway, his sainted parents are looking to move to a retirement community, which they should have …Continue reading →
A photo of ‘Puter’s Mom, circa 1967. Notreally. ‘Puter’s Mom was too busy workingto hang out with the rich kid, self absorbedhippies smoking weed and dodging the draft. ‘Puter’s going to let slip some ‘Puter family secrets. Both Mrs. ‘Puter …Continue reading →
Being a time-traveling robot, one doesn’t always think linearly so I have a couple thoughts that have been bouncing around the ol’ neural net and I figured I’d do a quick dump on each. ‘Puter would counsel me to say …Continue reading →
“You shall be known as Usul, which is the strength at the base of the pillar,” Stilgar, Dune by Frank Herbert.” Dr. J. wanted to get this in before the iPhone 5 announcement, so as not to embarrass Tim Cook …Continue reading →
Today, the New Atlantis Jedi Academy, where the lil med student and lil resident are learning the ways of the Dark Side of the Force, had their annual Father’s breakfast. Dr. J. and the kids had a blast, and much …Continue reading →
‘Puter spends a lot of time around here bashing teachers’ unions because, well, teachers’ unions so richly deserve bashing. Teachers’ unions exist solely to enrich their members at the expense of taxpayers and children, all the while claiming to champion …Continue reading →
On the other hand, as we’re all parents (a couple even of daughters), one suspects the Gormogons are emotively, if not perhaps legally, in this guy’s corner: “I shot him in the nuts with bird-shot because he was beating my …Continue reading →
SoS Clinton is fuming mad! Those friends we havent met yet, Iran and North Korea, are going to be sorry if they continue on the road to nuclear weapons. Really sorry. Why, shes so mad, shes not even sure what …Continue reading →
We’re increasingly a nation of whiny little babies who don’t believe success ought to be earned. Ruben Navarrette, Jr. posts an excellent column concerning student’s growing sense of entitlement to success, regardless of ability. According the study cited by Mr. …Continue reading →
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