What we don’t know about school boards can hurt us

On Tuesday, May 9th, with minimal vetting and less than 2% of eligible voters casting a ballot, Delaware's slate of school board members will be elected and granted the right to make decisions affecting students and families across the state. With the right smile, slogan, and signs a well-intentioned but eminently unqualified person could assume … Continue reading What we don’t know about school boards can hurt us

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When Angels are Bystanders

My soul weeps and shudders in shame To know that she was hoping for an angel who never came. To know that if they dared droves of angels could've swooped in But only if they cared for life more than they cared for groupthink. Celestial beings who missed the moment their glorious wings were about … Continue reading When Angels are Bystanders

“Romney, the 47%, and our Collective Detachment”

The release of the Romney recordings last week caused much uproar and displeasure as we learned that some groups of people are just not worth his concern. Whereas the Occupy movement brought us the 99 percent, Romney put the spotlight on another group—the 47 percent. “There are 47 percent of the people who will vote … Continue reading “Romney, the 47%, and our Collective Detachment”