And her hair blown right in my face!
The 41st President, George Herbert Walker Bush, has died at 94. His biography, from shot down naval aviator in WW2, to election to the House, failed Senate candidate, UN ambassador, leading the CIA, and VP to President Reagan before his own rise to the White House, is astonishing.
Grim Dawn reminds me of Diablo 2, kinda.
Amber Guyger has been indicted for murder.
It is a given that at some point during almost any discussion about school reform, a reference to Finland’s education system will arise. However, a closer look at Finland’s education system and reforms raises questions about the popular narrative of its education system.
My (brief) life as a labor activist.
Linky Friday, Ordinary Times’ end-of-week tradition of bringing you links from across the web and around the world. This week, A Bit of History with stories, photos, videos, music, and more for you to read, share, and discuss.
Almost everybody knows Jack.
Take a deep breath while you can, while we prepare to pass through the in-between.
41 years after Youngstown’s “Black Monday” meant 5,000 lost jobs immediately and tens of thousands more to follow, the Mahoning Valley endures another day of 4-digit job loss with closure of General Motor’s Lordstown complex.
Your Ordinary World links for 29 Nov 2018 with Scott J Davies bringing us links about education to read, share, and discuss.
Welcome Back to Ordinary Times! We’re getting some certification errors that should resolve soon.
The civil rights party realignment didn’t really happen until 2008.
This week’s round-up of the best and most interesting law-related links from around the web, featuring med mal, criminal law developments, Alec Baldwin, and more.
All that is done can be undone.
Emantic Bradford Jr. had been a good guy with a gun. An officer with the Hoover Police Department shot him to death anyway.
Many of the arguments about gerrymandering now fall back on complex mathematical overlays to geography and the Civil Rights Act, but the Supreme Court justices remain bewildered and unimpressed. There is, however, a much more elegant and simple solution to the problem that allows for a far fairer representative system: eliminate the district lines altogether.
I vote for Corporate Merger Jesus.
Forgive any mistakes.
In banning Jesse Kelly, Twitter managed to create a martyr and shoot themselves in the foot at the same time.
Ricky Jay has died at age 72.
Thomas Jefferson disagreed with Blackstone’s notion that “Christianity is part of the common law.” Legal jurist St. George Tucker may have provided an Enlightenment alternative to Jefferson’s notion while revising Blackstone for America.
Your Ordinary World for 26 Nov 2018 with links about healthcare, community, AOC, regulating Big Tech, a different take on red state/blue state, China’s revisionist history, and the death of charity walk-a-thons.
Anything today? No?
Ordinary Sunday Brunch with Sunday Morning cultural links to stories about music, art, history, and food to read, share, and discuss.
With President Trump increasingly under fire and continually thwarted in his executive actions in court, administration officials like Mattis saying “strictly according to the law,” will be more important to the country than ever.
Kids are so expensive!
I finally figured out how to whittle my Steam Wishlist down to under 50ish games. (No, not by buying stuff.)
A logic problem about baseball: best of all possible worlds.
For today, the first day after Thanksgiving, we’re going cold turkey. Got the shakes yet?
Linky Friday, Ordinary Times’ end of week tradition of bringing you stories from across the web and around the world. This week, the spectacle of Black Friday to read, share, and discuss.
Wanting a beer in a bubble gum world.
Just like with real Thanksgiving, the food part is way more important than the gratitude part.
Your Ordinary World Thanksgiving links, on history, myths, food, and all the things that make for a holiday. Read, share, and enjoy.