gun-kid

Juvenile Delinquents

There have been a stunningly stupid amount of stories in the news in the past few months about school authorities ridiculously overreacting to children playing with, or even pretending to play with, weapons.  The gun control debate is one thing, but this is insanity.  Just a sample: Two six-year-old boys…

reagan1

Bringing the Drama

You may or may not know that in real life (i.e. the few hours in which I’m not feeding my internet addiction) I teach drama in an after-school program.  People who don’t know that are a little surprised to find that out.  “What?  A conservative in the arts?  And TEACHING?” …

blaer

What’s In A Name?

In Iceland, quite a bit actually. Meet Blaer.  Pretty girl.  Pretty name.  But it’s a name that doesn’t appear on the Personal Names Register, therefore she is not allowed to use it.  Blaer and her mother are suing the government for the right to use the name she’s had since…