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Pro-Choice Teacher

By Tom McLaughlin ~

Education has gotten much too complicated. It was my life’s profession and I loved to teach, but I began to resent modern education after about twenty years. 857 more words

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Don't Fight Without It

By Tom McLaughlin ~

President Truman was right to demand unconditional surrender from Japan. After we destroyed their navy and were bombing them daily, they sought negotiations. 925 more words

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Two More Years. Will We Make It?

By Tom McLaughlin ~

The private school where I started my career was boot camp for teachers. We got high school aged students from public school on the way to lockup or coming from lockup back to public school. 879 more words

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A Very Old War

By Tom McLaughlin ~

For homework, I told students to research a 1786 conversation Thomas Jefferson and John Adams had in London with a representative of the Barbary Pirates named Ambassador Adja. 702 more words

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Subjects Object

By Tom McLaughlin ~

Something shifted in our collective consciousness this month – something basic. It’s like that old children’s story about the emperor’s new clothes. 877 more words

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Progressive Bigots

By Tom McLaughlin ~

While I can’t understand everything that’s happening in the world, I pay attention and try to at least form working hypotheses to explain things. 812 more words

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