Tag Archive: culture

What are students learning in schools these days?

Well, in my opinion, at George Washington University, not much.  A few weeks ago, the Young America’s Foundation, interviewed some students there, and the video shows the results.  Only 6 out of 30 students knew that we’d be commemorating 9/11 the following week. How could any 18-22 year old NOT know about 9/11?  My 6-year old grand nephew’s Catholic School class…

Are Our Children Actually Learning Anything in School Today?

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With all the political correctness, secular progressive propaganda and outright craziness going on in schools today, I wonder if kids are actually learning anything at all.  In my world, you went to school, learned a skill (as I did in my vocational high school), and got a job.  Higher education came much later for me. …

Children of the Corn – 2012

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By now, you’ve probably seen or heard about Karen Klein, the school bus monitor, who was verbally attacked by a pack of feral teenagers.  This story reminds me of a Stephen King story about mutant kids who believe anyone over 18 should die. Growing up, if I or anyone in my school had done something…

My Fantasy Job

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I like flying and do it a lot.  I also think flight attendants have a difficult job and their resume should read “being nice to stupid people.”   I wouldn’t want to be a flight attendant but one of my fantasy jobs would be getting people on board the aircraft.  Once they’re on and settled in,…

May I Help You?

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I would say my favorite job was back in 1968 when I worked for Macy’s on 34th Street while going to college.  I worked two nights a week and all day Saturday and netted about $22.  I loved the job.  I took orders on the phone.  I loved the different forms — the order forms, the return forms,…