Thursday, November 11, 2010

DN on Obama's Deficit Commission

"If the President had the kind of spine that we hoped he had when we elected him, he would be saying, 'No way are we going to balance the budget on the backs of working people.'"-Robert Kuttner

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Dancing Cones

When I speak of art as being that which reminds us of the possibility for wonder and grace, that there are ways of seeing and engaging with the world beyond what we experience daily, I mean things like this: via: Wooster

Monday, November 08, 2010

Back Baby!

I turned on the local college radio station for the first time in months and within five minutes won tickets to a concert.
This is how I roll.
Speaking of back, so's Arthur. Here's his latest post and here's the line to make you want to read it:
The American working class has been destroyed. The American middle class is in its final stages of destruction. Soon the bottom rungs of the rich themselves will be destroyed.
The entire way through this process the government will lie and the media will lie.
Clap harder everyone! I think Tink's getting better!


This strikes like an apt metaphor for teaching as an employment track right now.

Also, one of my colleagues is responsible for this. It's brilliant:

The next party will have balloons and tumor shirts.