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A Voice of Reason: Sane Views for a Crazy World

Reasonable views about Politics, education, religion and anything else.

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Quote of the Dayavoiceofreason

Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:59:16 +0000

The Yankees passed on Willie Mays because of race.  Imagine the ’51 outfield of Mays, Mantle and Dimaggio.  Racism is not only morally evil it’s bad business.  Roger Kahn “The Era” (I like to imagine the M&M&M boys Mantle, Mays and Maris)(image)

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Student Learning Among Minorities Flatlinesavoiceofreason

Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:42:44 +0000

The WSJ had an interesting article about how the NAEP is reporting smaller gain for minority elementary students since President Obama has gone about dismantling some of the key provisions (the stick in the carrot/stick) of NCLB.  The article is interesting in its information and the data is not surprising that NAEP scores have diminished […](image)

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Will MLB Play Hardball or Pitch Out in Recent Scandal?avoiceofreason

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:38:46 +0000

Following in one of the myriad of articles about A-Rod and his possible ban from baseball. Here’s the summary: Word around the MLB camp-fire is that unless A-Rod caves in and undergoes a lengthy (200 game is the number rumored) suspension he may be banned for life. There is a possibility that he will […](image)

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Baseball – My Tenuous Cord with this Cultureavoiceofreason

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 06:59:14 +0000

It’s funny how a phrase that resonated with me years ago when I was serving in the military and shortly thereafter and became a song has become so insipid sounding to me.   Beyond that all Americans (other than those naturalized) are Americans by mere mistakes of birth – or if you will a Providence (which […](image)

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Letter to the Editor – Writen June 2010avoiceofreason

Thu, 08 Nov 2012 05:49:52 +0000

Children aren’t commodities One recent Saturday as I was about to enter Overton Park for a long walk with Fritz, a young German shepherd I adopted in April, I decided to check out an unusual sign for a multifamily fundraiser for families that wished to adopt children. The people I met were friendly, white and […](image)

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Quote of the Day…..avoiceofreason

Thu, 08 Nov 2012 05:23:49 +0000

Said numerous times to my lovely bride the last few weeks during the political season…. “Just when I thought I was out …. They pull me back” — Michael Corleone Godfather III(image)

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The Real Reasons Why The GOP Lost in 2012 Part Iavoiceofreason

Thu, 08 Nov 2012 05:20:44 +0000

I posted this in some forms on other sites.  I guess that was a motivator to re-open the door here. The real reason why the GOP lost this election – and has been trending downwards since 1992 Part I Failure to realize the demographic changes in the US and engage in meaningful policy discussion with […](image)

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Some Changesavoiceofreason

Thu, 08 Nov 2012 05:16:50 +0000

I’ve moved twice since I last wrote on this blog.  This was due to losing my employment as a public school administrator and my wife losing her job as a manager at IBM.  I’ve been working as a college professor in Tennessee and now am in WV.  We lost it all between 2009 and 2010 […](image)

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What is it about Presidential Elections that Make me Write?avoiceofreason

Thu, 08 Nov 2012 05:03:59 +0000

Well the election is over and again my preferred choice lost.  I’ll be posting some thoughts about the process and how for some reason I got pulled back into all of this.  Many life changes have occurred and I’ll share them with you.  With regards to some of the changes there are some that are […](image)

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The Voice is now a “Man of Letters”avoiceofreason

Tue, 05 May 2009 20:53:33 +0000

For those who may be interested I successfully defended my doctoral dissertation yesterday. I am now Dr. Voice of Reason 🙂(image)

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