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  • Co-sponsoring your success, it's Barack Obama

    Co-sponsoring your success, it's Barack Obama
    "If you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own. ... If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."
  • Klonsky: `Why would Rahm abuse his own children by depriving them of a longer school day and year?'

     
    From Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: I spent some time on the phone with the good folks over at the University of Chicago's Lab School. It's the elite, expensive private school (founded by John Dewey) where the mayor sends his own...

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Classical dialogues in La Cañada

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Classical dialogues in La Cañada
    Last Friday morning Kaitzer was multi-tasking: folding laundry, making lunches and tutoring the girls for school quizzes. I was busy looking for my car keys. Our kitchen resembled the last frantic moments prior to jumping off a chopper into a hot LZ....

    Discoveries: 'Not for Profit: Why Democracies Need the Humanities' by Martha C. Nussbaum

    Discoveries: 'Not for Profit: Why Democracies Need the Humanities' by Martha C. Nussbaum
    Not for Profit Why Democracy Needs the Humanities Martha C. Nussbaum Princeton University Press: 158 pp., $22.95 Martha C. Nussbaum, professor of law and ethics at the University of Chicago, is one of the fiercest mythbusters in American academia....

    Obama takes daughters to first school day

     
    by Mike Dorning With the national political conventions over, the fall election campaign begins in earnest this week. But for Barack Obama's daughters, today is also the first day of school. So there was Obama this morning at the University...