Is a Little Logic Too Much to Ask?

The Massachusetts Legislature is apparently trying to out-California California by considering House Bill 4014, “An Act relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors.” The bill would prohibit any kind of counseling or therapy, even just talking, aimed at helping a confused minor be comfortable in his or her own … Continue reading Is a Little Logic Too Much to Ask?

Perhaps Chicago Public Schools should start over again

By John Ruberry Is a new beginning the only way out for Chicago Public Schools? That's what crossed my mind this morning while I was watching Mike Flannery on Fox Chicago's Flannery Fired Up. The show opened. with an interview of David Jackson, one of the investigative reporters who penned a disturbing yet indispensable series … Continue reading Perhaps Chicago Public Schools should start over again

The Unexpectedly Chronicles: Redefining Words Schadenfreude Edition

[The two priests arrive at the scene of the fight between Sean Thornton & Red Will Danaher] Father Paul: Father, shouldn't we put a stop to it now? Father Lonergan: [Smiling, making fighting movements] Ah, we should lad, yes we should, it's our duty. Yes, it's our duty... [Smiles as a punch is heard] The Quiet Man 1952 … Continue reading The Unexpectedly Chronicles: Redefining Words Schadenfreude Edition