Category Archives: Education

PolitiWatch: Fred Karger (Fred Who?)

GOP candidate Fred Karger is the topic of this discussion. Herein I will lay out what information is available about Mr. Karger’s platform and a bit about his personal/public life. I will try to focus on the issues, at first, … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Gao

From Wikipedia (Gao) Gao is a town in eastern Mali on the River Niger lying 320 km (200 mi) ESE of Timbuktu. Situated on the left bank of the river at the junction with the Tilemsi valley, it is the … Continue reading

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Soulja Boy Follow Up

I realized, much to my chagrin, that I had misspelled Soulja Boy’s name. It is now corrected and I apologize for the error. A couple of days ago, I posted a video by Philip DeFranco that discussed Soulja Boy’s Facebook … Continue reading

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World War II Fought Over Obamacare – Rick Santorum

Wha. . . ? If I was a War2 vet, I’d be pissed. Even if I was a Republican War2 vet, I’d be pissed. How dare he use the anniversary of D-Day for his own political use. I’m so sick … Continue reading

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My Favorite You Tube Channel: Khan Academy

This is the beginning of a new feature here at the House of Goonery.What I am going to be doing is occasionally highlighting a particular You Tube channel that I think offers something beyond the cacophony of other videos available … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Plutocracy

From Wikipedia (Plutocracy). Plutocracy is rule by the wealthy, or power provided by wealth. The combination of both plutocracy and oligarchy is called plutarchy. The word plutocracy (Modern Greek: πλουτοκρατία – ploutokratia) is derived from the ancient Greek root ploutos, … Continue reading

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The End of May Brings a Stream of Consciousness Exercise

This is a stream of consciousness exercise, so words might not be spelled correctly and punctuation might not be perfect, (if, in fact, it ever is on this blog). Enjoy. The Art of the Word: A Stream of Consciousness exercise. … Continue reading

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President Obama on Replacing “No Child Left Behind”

This plan sounds like its a lot better than “No Child Left Behind,” frankly. What are your thoughts? Please share them, below.

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