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Liberty Pen: Video: PBS's Firing Line With William F. Buckley: Saul Alinsky, Mobilizing the Poor

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

What I got in from this discussion from the few moments that Saul Alinsky got to talk about his own personal philosophy even though this is about a fifteen-minute video, is that Mr. 165 more words


The Disingenuous America That Lied and Lied and Lied and Lied To Us About the American Dream

I watched in my lifetime as my nation turned against me and others like me, calling us the very reason America is failing or has failed at every turn people had to say it. 2,293 more words

Cricket Diane C Sparky Phillips

Expanding the base

MLive reports on the plans by Grand Rapids Public Schools to establish a Museum school. At first blush this looks a tad precious, a frou-frou sort of program while the district faces intense challenges on the educational performance front. 471 more words


Be the Change You Wish to See in the Hall (a work in progress...)

This morning started off with two boys trying to fight each other during class exchange between first and second hour.

I’d be lying if I said this was a rare occurrence. 531 more words

Federal judge approves of new Seattle Police Department Crisis Intervention Policy

Federal judge approves of new SPD Crisis Intervention Policy
February 12, 2014

Yesterday, U.S. District Judge James L Robart approved a newly developed Crisis Intervention Policy… 1,008 more words

Seattle Times

Let's Make Something Clear

I’ve been a student of health care and health policy since 1992. I worked on health policy in the US Senate 2001-02. I lived in Canada in part so I could experience Canadian health care firsthand.  41 more words

Part Of The Problem

I re-blogged what I thought was a great opinion piece from Time yesterday. In it, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explains exactly how class warfare is just as responsible for igniting the situation in Ferguson, MO. 488 more words

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