It Can Happen Here

“The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.”

Marcus Aurelius

In 1935, during the depth of the Depression Sinclair Lewis published a novel in which the average American’s political ignorance and complacency resulted in a …

Student Accountability … Receiving a Failing Grade

Historically, American schools and universities were places where students learned, were evaluated and held accountable for their efforts and achievements.  Academic rewards were linked directly to individual performance.  Concurrently, schools were havens where discipline and respect were the norm.  Those who disrupted the system were summarily punished and often expelled.
Now, …