I see on their website that the Dept. of Homeland Security has trademarked the phrase "If you see something, say something.TM" I wonder if that will interfere with my t-shirt design? In any case, I offer it under a creative commons … [Read more...]
Iowa maps from New York Times
The New York Times continues to post interesting maps and other graphics. Here are some slices of the data from Iowa. Have at numbers fans. … [Read more...]
Armor of Light
After five minutes, I was ready to leave a showing of Armor of Light because I didn't think I could spend an hour and a half in Rob Schenck's company. Some of my friends said they felt the same way. After spending an hour and a half with … [Read more...]
Map of Trump support from NY Times
Maps from the NY Times that provide insights into where Trump is finding his support, along with some interesting analysis. … [Read more...]
Let’s not cloud the issue with facts
From today's Globe Supporters were never able to ignite much visible passion for the Games, and the public debate descended into a joyless cost-benefit analysis of financial risks and rewards, which seemed to inspire only dissenters. … [Read more...]
The “Blacuna” – not sure I want credit for coining the phrase
I keep thinking about the demographics in this article in Tuesday's NY Times. "Perhaps the starkest description of the situation is this: More than one out of every six black men who today should be between 25 and 54 years old have … [Read more...]
Direct Action on the T?
Is it time? As I waited almost half an hour the other day for a Green Line train to show up, a woman near me started to talk about the French Revolution. I'm typing this on a commuter rail train with no lights and no heat, so I'll be … [Read more...]
What do you know, some people are never satisfied
From Saturday's New York Times. Always interesting to see a political party engaged in a vigorous dialogue with their energized base. … [Read more...]
Journalistic fabrications – how did Obama and Patrick meet?
Can someone help me out here. How did Deval Patrick and Barrack Obama first meet? According to my local paper, the Gloucester Daily Times, they were old friends from their Chicago days. When I sent the reporter a note saying the … [Read more...]
Do We Need More Unsupervised Charter Schools?
With the Legislature holding hearings today on whether to hand out more feedbags for the charter school trough, let's hope they consider our recent experience with the Gloucester Community Arts Charter School before they put the Department … [Read more...]
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