My son Thomas, First Class Boy Scout, has been working on his Citizenship of the Nation and Citizenship of the World merit badges. Last night, he struggled with the differences between the duties and obligations of a citizen. The merit badge books describe duties and obligations as derived from citizen rights. For example, the right […]
Tonight, I’m going to go see Watchmen with a few guys. We’re going to have wings and beers and hit the flic on a big screen. I’m really looking forward to it.
Movies have always been part of my life. I believe the first movie I saw in the theater was probably Unidentified Flying Oddball […]
There’s a handful of parents/college professors in California who stopped a 40 year tradition this Thanksgiving. Basically, a kindergarten class at one local school would dress up as native americans while a kindergarten class in another local school would dress up as pilgrims. The native american class would walk over to the pilgrim class […]
and take 5 deep breaths. The election will be over in a few weeks. Honestly, when you come right down to it, I think we’re splitting hairs on the candidates. They both have programs/platforms that the experts (tax, economy, healthcare) think won’t make a big difference and will ultimately cost us tax payers (different from […]
On May 23, 2006, as a jury in Houston deliberated the case against top Enron executives Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling, a little-known regulatory agency in Washington, the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO), released a study with the dryly bureaucratic title “Report of the Special Examination of Fannie Mae.”
During the […]