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Breaking: NYT Discovers Than a Reduced Percentage of Zero is Zero

In a piece about the proposed tax cuts, the New York Times notes that

[t]he plan would not benefit lower-income households that do not pay federal income taxes.

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Education: Testing Tyranny, Part 5

In the first four articles in this series–available here, here, here and here-I explored many issues relating to mandatory, high stakes testing. 3,148 more words


The Mess That is Illinois. SiGraybeard says it better than I could

I have family in Illinois that are dependent on pensions, so I can’t even think rationally when it comes to the insanity. I’m just incensed. … 362 more words


Parable of the Soils

Sunday’s Scripture ~ Matthew 13:1-8, 18-23

I took Algebra in the 9th grade. I was excited – I excelled at solving for X. One beautiful day my Algebra teacher said we were going to start working on parabolas.  408 more words

Pi - It Shows up in the Strangest Places

March 14th is Pi Day (3.14) and it is also Einstein’s birthday. In celebration of Pi I give you this… (And yes, I know what day it is, this is posted a day early so I can forward it to select folks.) … 173 more words

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