Category Archive: News and Politics

May 26 2017

And now, the weekend…

On this day in 1868, the Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson ends with acquittal by one vote. You know I’m no Trump fan, but come on people, we just don’t want to go down that road. As Peggy Noonan wrote earlier this week in The Wall Street Journal: But he was duly and legally elected …

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May 15 2017

The one where I bend my own rules

I can’t give you a brain, but I can give you a diploma. The Wizard to the Scarecrow in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Children’s author, L. Frank Baum was born on this day in 1856 (died 1919). This is not a treatise on the state of American education. Then again, maybe it is. It’s …

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