Category Archives: Culture

Post Pride Thoughts

So Pride came and went without the wrath of an angry Judean God. There wasn’t too much ideocracy action, and what there was has been thoroughly mocked, as it should be. What I find troubling is the one place in … Continue reading

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Schools and standardized tests.

While I was reading about the success and failure rates of public, charter, and private schools; I noticed a huge debate about testing. What it comes down to is roughly this. How can we accurately measure the success of an … Continue reading

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The failure of charter schools.

So from the title, you can probably figure out that I am not in the pro charter school camp. It’s nothing personal, and even if they were more successful I would be against them. Why? Simply because they take funds … Continue reading

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Excellence. Does it still have value?

Does Excellence still have value? It almost seems like a stupid question. Hell if you had asked me a week ago, I would have told you that it was. Then I was on a widely read internet forum. The particular … Continue reading

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The Great Debate

Today I want to back away from political views…and talk a little more about exchanging them. I mean, if we didn’t all have different views, politics would not exist at all right? But somehow, we have been convinced that discussing … Continue reading

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Medicare for ALL – emphasis on ALL.

Medicare for ALL The power of amalgamation OK. Todays rant is going to start with three assumptions. (I view them as realities, but you may disagree so please just accept the premise for now so I can make the point … Continue reading

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Populism, LEAN management, and the Scientific Process.

For those of you who don’t know, LEAN management is a organizational method which relies heavily on team building, group decision making, and making sure all parts of a process have input and accountability in that process. My opinion of … Continue reading

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What is racism?

I know that a title like that is just begging for trouble. In todays climate, it is a really effective way to piss off pretty much everyone. The thing is, in order to make progress in any space, it is … Continue reading

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Considering Wealth

Should Billionaires even exist? So I am going through my social media feed today, and I run across a nice little article about a billionaire in England that is buying up land to create preserves. My first thought was awesome. … Continue reading

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Christmas of Frustration

When I conceived writing like this again, the concept was to delve into deeper thoughts and to discuss the undercurrents of what I see happening in the world…and maybe put some of my own philosophical ideas to print. I am … Continue reading

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