Censors Ban Children’s Creativity

Many Parents and Christian groups want to ban children’s and young adult books like the Harry Potter book series from the schools and libraries. Books are bad because they make young people think, express new ideas, develop creativity and question things. It’s horrible isn’t it?

The critics of adventure, fantasy, and magic-filled tales claim that these books are filled with witchcraft and are a tool for Satan to influence the youngsters into Wicca or Satanism and

Ron Paul Was Right

I voted for Ron Paul and supported his campaign, but this isn’t a party issue, it’s an American issue. (I also voted for a few Democrats). Every time the Federal Reserve turns on the printing press for bailouts, it dilutes the value of our dollar. That’s why gold is so high right now (because gold…

Reaching Genius

Multiple choice exams are real time-savers for teachers and provide a convenient way to cram and cover more information within a limited time-frame. Students can assess the choices and guesstimate the best answer. Sometimes the point value of a question is split between several answers. Obviously, multiple-choice tests (MCT) have practical uses but there are…

We’ve Got Your Back Bro

Today’s youth catch the eye of society only after disasters such as Columbine-style school and mall shootings, suicide, substance abuse, runaways, and slayings of parents. The root problem is never addressed (because it’s our fault). Instead, we talk about firearm laws, the war on drugs, and new school policies. We’ve spoon-fed our youth and raised…

Thug Culture and Black Racism

While I attended college, popular African-Americans shunned and ridiculed black foreign-exchange students because of their cultural differences. I observed this on three occasions among different groups, twice with an African student and once with a Jamaican student. The majority of young blacks don’t seem to identify with positive role models like Barack Obama or well-spoken…