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The president of the Massachusetts Teachers Association, Barbara Madeloni, standing left, who has spoken out against high-stakes tests, at a campaign house party this month. She is seeking re-election. NY Times.
I am better now but the last 48 hours I have endured a bout of the “24-hour flu.” My friend and fellow blogger, Glen Brown, sent along this get-well message:
Having the flu and nothing else to do by Charles Bukowski
I read a book about Dos Passos and according to this
D.P. ended up in the Hollywood Hills reading the
Wall Street Journal.
This seems to happen often with many.
What hardly ever happens is
a man going from being a young conservative to a
wild-ass radical in old
Young conservatives become old
but when a young radical continues on to become an
he is looked upon much like a man from a mental
Such is politics and you can have
sail it in between the cheeks of your
The Black Lives Matter protester attacked during Donald’s Trump’s Birmingham rally said he was punched, kicked and called “n****r” while a group of eight or nine people were on top of him.
Mercutio Southall Jr., a well-known activist who said he has been tased at least 30 times and just recently marched heavily –armed through a Birmingham neighborhood to teach people about gun rights, said he is sore after today’s pummeling but doesn’t think he was seriously injured.
“I’m alive,” Southall told AL.com in his first interview since he was escorted out of the Birmingham- Jefferson Convention Complex. AL.com
“The Prefecture of Police of Paris informed the Coalition Climat 21 this afternoon that due to the heightened security situation, the government will not allow the Global Climate March planned in Paris for 29 November and the mobilizations planned for 12 December”.