American teachers competing for jobs against J-1 foreigners, who get low wages, pay no FICA taxes

Glendale, known as "Arizona's Antique Capital" and home to the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL, has a problem. The city doesn't like paying its elementary public school teachers a decent wage. With a Master's degree annual teacher's base pay is only $41,007. Ph.Ds earn just $1,000 more! Boasting a  median family income of $51,162, Glendale is … Continue reading American teachers competing for jobs against J-1 foreigners, who get low wages, pay no FICA taxes

Call Me “irresponsible, unreliable, throw in undependable”; but don’t call me “deplorable”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FiEV3tbXvk Hillary, Hillary, Hillary...can we still love you when you call us names? And for me, the question is: am I in the "desperate" bucket or the "deplorable" basket, just because I won't vote for you? A little background is in order. Hillary and I started out life on opposite sides of the railroad tracks. … Continue reading Call Me “irresponsible, unreliable, throw in undependable”; but don’t call me “deplorable”

A Philadelphia public school that beat the preps and the 1940 NYPD class that excelled with no legacies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0dTd1R3e34 Every high school class has organizers, those busy, enthusiastic souls who run for student council, plan proms and after they graduate, are drawn to suggesting alumni events. The latest test for me to remember classmate names was on Saturday night at Central High School's 211th class' 75th member birthday party. The original graduating class … Continue reading A Philadelphia public school that beat the preps and the 1940 NYPD class that excelled with no legacies