Daniel Jalkut posted via Twitter: The Parkland shooter will suffer the ultimate consequence: life in prison. The death penalty lets the worst criminals off too easy, and makes the greatest miscarriages of justice irreversible. Note: This was posted using Daniel’s remarkable MarsEdit. Check it out!
Category Archives: life
The modern curriculum | Seth’s Blog
The modern curriculum | Seth’s Blog: It’s been a century of biology, chemistry, arithmetic, social studies and the rest. So long that the foundational building blocks are seen as a given, unquestioned and unimproved. The very structure of the curriculum actually prevents school from working as it should. I think that a significant shift is …
2020 is Dead, Long Live 2021
History will remember the obvious horrors of 2020 including, hopefully, Trump’s reign of lunatic terror, pathological narcissm, and denial. It’s up to people like me and you to remember the effects of this terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year. Bad News First I personally know people who suffered or died from a virus that …
Orson Welles Commentaries on Isaac Wood
Orson Welles Commentaries – Isaac Woodard Jr.: Orson Wells aired a powerful series of commentary broadcasts on ABC Radio from September 1945 through October 1946. Five of those episodes, which were dedicated to homebound veteran Isaac Woodard Jr., kicked off on July 28, 1946, with the reading of an affidavit that detailed the blinding of …
My Plea to 2021 Democrats
Anyone would benefit from this advice I hope members of the Democratic Party will keep a few things in mind after they retake control of whatever remains of our great American Republic. Don’t take on a holier-than-thou attitude. Never talk down to people. It makes you the lesser person. Don’t talk over people. It’s rude …
Queen tells UK “we will succeed” against Coronavirus in rare address to the nation: Calm. Supportive. Encouraging. Hopeful. None of these words describe our lunatic president. If only a leader was here to provide such a message in the United States.
Fragile, yet Resilient
Humans are fragile. Flesh and blood. Walking bags of bones and meat brought to life by a smattering of thoughts—some good, some bad. When we’re hurt, we bleed, and it’s not that hard to hurt us. If you prick us, do we not bleed? if you tickle us, do we not laugh? if you poison …
Granddad Has No Words
I’m going to be a granddad? Speechless.
London Calling is "Our Bar"
My wife and I are members at a Chattanooga speakeasy called London Calling and we love the House Rules shared in their incredible spring menu (they update the menu as the seasons change).
I Should Have Played Synth
Love watching them play as much as hearing them. I can see myself in that environment. I missed my calling.