Monthly Archives: May 2019

He Sees You When You’re Sleeping, or Welcome to the Panopticon. A Report from the Near Future

The utter subjugation of the populace didn’t happen via secret police and mass executions as in Stalin’s Russia. No, it was much more subtle, occurring bit by bit, drip by drip, a boiled frog phenomenon. It all started, seemingly innocently, … Continue reading

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Gut Instinct

For more humor by Bob Shepherd, go here: https://bobshepherdonline.wordpress.com/category/humor/ For more art by Bob Shepherd, go here: https://bobshepherdonline.wordpress.com/category/art/ For more pieces about Don the Con; aka The Don, Cheeto “Little Fingers” Trumpbalone; aka Vlad’s Agent Orange; aka President Pinocchio; aka … Continue reading

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Leila and Loofi

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Why You Should Move to Florida

In Florida, the golf course gators give an altogether new meaning to the term “water trap.” Considering moving to Florida? Then take a moment to congratulate yourself on your derring-do, you wild thing, you! Economy. It’s the home of free … Continue reading

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Ed Deform Follies: Yes, You Get What You Measure, or Be Careful What You Wish For

April 30, 2019 Today, Diane Ravitch posted two  important pieces on her blog. One is on Ken Robinson’s book about the egregious consequences of high-stakes standardized testing. The other is about the Stalinesque workings of the “justice” system in a … Continue reading

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