Daily Archives: 19 January 2013

John Lewis: “Peaceful Ends Require Peaceful Means”


(Congress member John Lewis issued this press release Friday through his office, to answer speculative assertions about gun possession and civil rights violence. One talk show host said possessing a gun may have prevented the severe injuries Congress member Lewis … Continue reading

Posted in National Affairs | 1 Comment

An Impulse To Kill


All the denials of the gun as a danger deny that a gun in human hands (except hunting) involves an impulse to kill. Whether the result of mental health issues, or a list of social causes, from media to video … Continue reading

Posted in National Affairs | Leave a comment

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Recently I wrote a post maintaining that choice had failed in Milwaukee, and that the city would be better off if it had a single public school system, doors open to all, receiving…

Posted in National Affairs | Leave a comment

The Obama Agenda


“Obama wants an immigration law that would deal firmly but compassionately with millions of illegal residents; an economic model that demands more money from the rich to shrink the debt; a tax system that is fairer and simpler for families; … Continue reading

Posted in National Affairs | Leave a comment

Originally posted on Malinda Maynor Lowery:
ndnprincess’ photostream on Flickr. This Flickr photostream connects to pictures of our recent field trip to the Lumbee, Catawba, and Eastern Band Cherokee communities for our NEH Summer Seminar.

Posted in National Affairs | Leave a comment