June 6, 2012 RSS feed / Opinions

State plan insulting to teachers, parents

Kentucky’s kindergarten teachers should be insulted and taxpayers should be angry.  More...

Can campaign be constructive?

What might a reasonable, constructive presidential campaign look like? More...

Will airlines have to separate turbulent tykes from others?

The now storied Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Miami has opened debate on unruly children in crowded airplanes. It seems a 3-year-old, having had his iPad removed in preparation for takeoff, threw a tantrum. More...

No excuse for driving under the influence

Hope everyone had a safe Memorial weekend, but even as I write this I am sure there are many who did not for one reason or another, and especially due to driving under the influence for which there is no excuse and no defense.  More...

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An anti-bullying plan that works

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. That’s not just a singsong saying from childhood but also possibly the only anti-bullying program that works. And boy, are we obsessed with anti-bullying these days.   More...

The Old Country

I have never seen so many mirrors in a hotel room before. Even the nightstands are mirrored. The switches for the lights aren’t switches but lighted panels. There is not an iron to be found. I am a pedestrian traveler. More...