Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Tuesday Whatnot

No surprise here that fiction is being used less and less in K-12 schools around the country.

Since the "reformers" believe that the purpose of education is solely job training, why bother teaching Shakespeare, Hemingway, and all of the rest?

Never mind these names keep popping up in references throughout one's lifetime.

The new federal education law that supercedes ESEA ain't all what it is cracked up to be.

So what should Donald Trump's rivals do to knock him out of contention?

For horse racing fans, here is a nice tribute to the last of the 1970s great racehorses, Spectacular Bid.

He had to be great to have won under the worst goddamned jockey in history. A case in point:


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