Republican Governors Tell Kids: ‘Stay Hungry!’

Republican Governors Tell Kids: ‘Stay Hungry!’
Bill Tope is a retired (caseworker, cook, construction worker, nude model for art classes, and so on) who lives with his mean little cat Baby.
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GOP guvs decry welfare and childhood obesity, tell lazy kids to “stay hungry” for success. Fifteen Republican governors have said no to participating in a federally funded food … Read more

DeSantis Takes Stand on Florida Advanced Placement Courses

DeSantis Takes Stand on Florida Advanced Placement Courses
Bill Tope is a retired (caseworker, cook, construction worker, nude model for art classes, and so on) who lives with his mean little cat Baby.
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Gov. Ron DeSantis, not very advanced, wants limits on the Advanced Placement (AP) studies program in Florida. Gov. Ron DeSantis declared Thursday that the embattled Advanced Placement (AP) … Read more

DeSantis Calls for Ending Teaching of All U.S. History

DeSantis Calls for Ending Teaching of All U.S. History
Eric Green has Donald Trump to thank for a number of his satirical articles. As long as The Donald is around, Eric will continue to have new material to write about him. Eric finds writing satire a welcome escape from the realities of life. When he’s not trying to be satirical, Eric has been a former newspaper reporter, ex-press aide to a U.S. Senator on Capitol Hill, and ex-writer in the federal government. He's also the author of three mostly humorous books, the one he's most proud of is called Temporary Insanity, Costa Rica, My Way. For fun, he practices playing Beatles songs on the piano.You can find more about him on LinkedIn.
Eric Green

The Florida governor says good teaching spares fragile student feelings, and that learning about the past adds unnecessary stress. The teaching of all U.S. history in Florida’s public … Read more

ZTF: Freedom’s Orbit

ZTF: Freedom’s Orbit
Emeritus Professor of English at SUNY-Buffalo
Howard R. Wolf is Emeritus Professor of English and Senior Fellow at SUNY-Buffalo and the author of three memoirs, a novel (Broadway Serenade), personal essays, and many short stories.A Fulbright Scholar in Turkey and South Africa,he is now putting together a collection ofstories, EXILES BY STARLIGHT, and a play, HOME AT THE END OF THEDAY. Mr. Wolf is a graduate of Horace Mann School, Amherst College(BA), Columbia (MA), and The University of Michigan (PH.D) where he won a Hopwood for fiction. Howard lives in Amherst, New York where he writes and cultivates a small garden.
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Second chances and renewal came to mind when I learned that the comet “ZTF” will become visible soon, after a cosmically brief 50,000 years. It’s never too early … Read more

Catwoman Debunks Litter Box Myth

Catwoman Debunks Litter Box Myth
J. Wade is a retired Chief Financial Officer from Missouri. He has had humor articles published in the Humor Times, USA Today, The Journal of Irreproducible Results and Unhinged Magazine, which is now defunct (not his fault).
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Catwoman dispels Republican-fed “litter box” rumors, as the GOP attempts to spread outrage to scare voters. Many Republican candidates in this year’s elections are capitalizing on “litter box” … Read more

The Particle Poet’s Inflammatory Smoking Jacket

The Particle Poet’s Inflammatory Smoking Jacket
Emeritus Professor of English at SUNY-Buffalo
Howard R. Wolf is Emeritus Professor of English and Senior Fellow at SUNY-Buffalo and the author of three memoirs, a novel (Broadway Serenade), personal essays, and many short stories.A Fulbright Scholar in Turkey and South Africa,he is now putting together a collection ofstories, EXILES BY STARLIGHT, and a play, HOME AT THE END OF THEDAY. Mr. Wolf is a graduate of Horace Mann School, Amherst College(BA), Columbia (MA), and The University of Michigan (PH.D) where he won a Hopwood for fiction. Howard lives in Amherst, New York where he writes and cultivates a small garden.
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One colleague’s smoking jacket was rumored to be the same one he had worn for twenty years without being dry-cleaned. Most faculty dressed casually in the once upon … Read more

Accidentally Revisiting Shakespeare: A Summer Tale

Accidentally Revisiting Shakespeare: A Summer Tale
Emeritus Professor of English at SUNY-Buffalo
Howard R. Wolf is Emeritus Professor of English and Senior Fellow at SUNY-Buffalo and the author of three memoirs, a novel (Broadway Serenade), personal essays, and many short stories.A Fulbright Scholar in Turkey and South Africa,he is now putting together a collection ofstories, EXILES BY STARLIGHT, and a play, HOME AT THE END OF THEDAY. Mr. Wolf is a graduate of Horace Mann School, Amherst College(BA), Columbia (MA), and The University of Michigan (PH.D) where he won a Hopwood for fiction. Howard lives in Amherst, New York where he writes and cultivates a small garden.
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In this “Summer Tale,” the author experiences a season of renewal, revisiting Shakespeare in a way he had not intended.  An ancient college friend visited Buffalo recently. I … Read more

Donnie’s Grade Three Report Card

Donnie’s Grade Three Report Card
Dave's political satire and short humor have appeared in most major North American newspapers. He is also the author of several humor collections including "Dare to be Average", "Screams & Whispers" and "King Donald I" available on Amazon.
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Michael Cohen may have threatened Trump’s colleges for him, but not his grade school. And we have his report card. “[Trump] directed me to threaten his high school, … Read more

Mid-Term Addendum to My Syllabus for Freshman Composition II

Mid-Term Addendum to My Syllabus for Freshman Composition II
Candy Schulman is a nationally recognized writer, professor and college essay coach. She has published hundreds of personal essays, humor pieces, and articles in leading print and online publications.
Candy Schulman

A teacher’s list of banned excuses for not reading the syllabus or being prepared for class. Dear Students, Sometimes I long to return to simpler days of student … Read more

Should We Entrust Our School Children to Corporate Profiteers?

National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow," Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Twice elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner, Hightower is a modern-day Johnny Appleseed, spreading the message of progressive populism all across the American grassroots.

He broadcasts daily radio commentaries that are carried in more than 150 commercial and public stations and on the web.
Jim Hightower

DeVos and Trump would like to turn the public school system into a corporate mill. Where are Charlie and Dave, Mrs. Koch’s two mischievous boys? While the Koch … Read more

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