Patriots vs Seahawks 60 vs 59

I'll have a much longer piece on one of the greatest football games I've ever seen but if you really want to know what happened yesterday and why let me explain Why the Patriots won and Seattle Lost in two sentences. After 59 minutes, both before and after the Malcolm Butler interception, the Seattle Seahawks played … Continue reading Patriots vs Seahawks 60 vs 59

The ugly situation between the cops and the rest of us

Relations between the public and police forces are at an all-time low. They could hardly get worse. Some of the officers seem to believe they are playing soldier. The governing bodies encourage this attitude by providing high-tech playthings of limited value to sworn civilian peace officers. What a sorry state of affairs! Police prefer the … Continue reading The ugly situation between the cops and the rest of us

Opting Out of State Testing

SHREVEPORT – Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal issued an executive order this week in which he urges the head governing board over education to allow parents to opt-out of PARCC state testing for their children this spring.  And that’s as far as it went. Via NOLA: Gov. Bobby Jindal on Friday urged Louisiana's Board of Elementary … Continue reading Opting Out of State Testing

Andrew Sullivan & some thoughts on Blogging

Donkey: Hi, princess. Princess Fiona: It talks. Shrek: Yeah, but it's getting him to shut up that's the trick. Shrek 2001 I must admit Andrew Sullivan's announcement gives me mixed feeling in several ways. Sullivan was one of the first bloggers I read, and even when he eventually whet and started turning crazy over Sarah … Continue reading Andrew Sullivan & some thoughts on Blogging