Monthly Archives: September 2007

News from the ‘hood

Looks like Dan Lipinski is making news, and not in a good way. Turns out the younger Lipinski is quite a pussy who regularly supports BushCo: If you like Democrats who vote AGAINST stem cell research, AGAINST all matters of … Continue reading

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Put Me In (As) Coach

(update Oct 2007: Thankfully, another teacher has taken the coaching duties. Long story, but I was relieved. Gotta learn to say “no.”) The truly shocking news: At the game, the volleyball coaches called me over, and we chatted a bit. … Continue reading

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Progress Reports

My, my, how time flies. We have reached mid-term already. My students are generally treating me fine. I’ve developed a positive rapport with my classes, and they are overall pretty cooperative. I’ve got a handle on the classroom although it’s … Continue reading

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My 2008 Ticket Pick

Not as important as a fantasy football draft choice, nevertheless I am officially announcing my picks for the 2008 Presidential/Vice Presidential ticket. In the top slot I choose former Senator John Edwards. His policies are comfortably progressive, and in the … Continue reading

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My Senator Went to Washington . . .

. . . and all I got was nothing. Only a year ago the republicans were screaming bloody murder about getting “up or down” votes for their judicial nominees. They threatened to use the “nuclear option” (they love violent imagery, … Continue reading

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