One man served as a humble servant of the people and this nation. The other thinks he’s the king of humbled servants, this nation, and the world.
I really liked the following comment by bretagne, so I decided to make it a separate post. This was in response to, “Are Black Children Too Stupid To Learn?” So, let it rip bretagne: We can never have these discussions without re-inscribing tropes about Asian achievement. As someone who has been teaching in the Korean […]
NBA: Same Ol’ Same Ol’ It has been years since I’ve followed sports, basketball in particular. I watched the Knicks when Ewing played for them, that’s how long ago it’s been. And if you want to know how out of it I was, I’ve never watched Michael Jordan play. I’ve never tuned into his games. […]
Ladies (and gentlemen), enjoy your holiday. Don’t eat too much! It’s hard getting the pounds off after the festivities are over. Don’t forget to avoid the relative(s) that’s always spoiling for a fight. You know who I’m talking about. 😀 When you go shopping on Friday, watch out for the stampede. Don’t get killed for […]
Stop it right now. Stop those trite, irritating, and annoying expressions of “Well, it is like doing X against the blacks,” or “Well, it is like using the N-word to describe group Y,” or the all time favorite, “Group Z going through this discrimination is like doing this to the blacks.” For real though, those […]
Recommended Reading: Goals, Planning, and Execution I’ve finished one set of classes. This month I have to make some preparations. I’m great at planning; it’s the follow-through that’s harsh. I’ve finally decided do some moderately serious non-fiction reading. I’ve acquired (via the library) a list of books to read by Barbara Sher. It was recommended […]