It's been a long, long while since I've gotten on the ol' Soapbox and written anything. There's been good reason.
First, inner-city education, no matter how much time I may have been able to dedicate towards blogging in the past, is damn hard work. It's both physically demanding and mentally exhausting to degrees that I'm not sure anyone can even comprehend. The constant churn and flux of students coming and going from rosters, not showing up for attendance, not turning in work, and then wanting to make everything up is enough to drive anyone up a wall.
One hundred and seventy-seven.
That’s the number of countries in the world that have some laws on the books for paid maternity leave or family medical leave insurance. The United States is not among them.
Sheriff David Clarke Plays a Straight-Talking Cop on Cable TV, But His Agenda Springs From Far-Right Extremism
By David Neiwert - October 30, 2015
The handsome black sheriff with the baritone voice is the conservative media's latest darling, but his background and the beliefs he espouses are deeply disturbing.Read more
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