Monday, March 31, 2014
What an outrageous idea - "paying" the Israelis to do the right thing in talking with the Palestinians. We should, instead, say that all military assistance to Israel will stop in 6 months unless serious negotiations - as judged by us - are underway.
I think Bill MAHER deserves a lot of credit for this, and others ought to consider this point much more carefully. Get your knees out of your minds and think.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Friday, March 28, 2014
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
I am still not convinced that charter schools in general are good things, and moves like this make them an even tougher sell.
Why can't we make this happen in NC?
Monday, March 24, 2014
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Thursday, March 20, 2014
If we have to pick a side over Crimea, let it be Russia - World News | Latest International News Headlines | The Irish Times - Thu, Mar 20, 2014
This is well-reasoned and persuasive. I will pay a lot closer attention to what follows and reformulate my views.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014
We need to be reminded how we are doing in the US - this combined with Nicholas KRISTOFF piece yesterday talking about the importance of study overseas.
We need to solve this problem.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
Saturday, March 15, 2014
It makes me proud to be an Irishman whose family somehow survived the famine, and it makes me so sad that so many seem to support RYAN. Those supporters, alas, are the last ones likely to want to learn themselves by reading EGAN's excellent essay.
I can surely identify with what she says.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Saturday, March 08, 2014
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
On my last flight - 30 Jan 2014 - I was struck, as is usual, by the incredible rush to make you eat the very repetitive meal they serve in coach during a 9 hour flight, the awful pizza they serve toward the end of the return flight to the US, and by the awful films shown.