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Disabled Professors Need Not Apply (to teach special ed)

The University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, is hiring an Assistant Professor of Special Education. They do not want disabled people to apply for the job. The job ad reads: “Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Employee is occasionally required to have long … Continue ReadingDisabled Professors Need Not Apply (to teach special ed)

Now We Are Sick

There’s Covid-19 in our house. We caught it because the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) wrote “may” instead of “must” into a special education guidance document. We caught it because our school district decided that “may” would equal no for them. We caught it because when forced to choose between abandoning our son’s education or … Continue ReadingNow We Are Sick

Business Professor fails Chart Reading 101

“The average salary of a professor with a PhD (before benefits and admin support costs) is $141,476, though some make much more, and roughly 50% of full-time faculty have tenure.” Excuse me while I work on combining laughter and vomit. It’s not going to be pretty. https://t.co/BWbdoBz95K — David M. Perry (@Lollardfish) July 19, 2020 … Continue ReadingBusiness Professor fails Chart Reading 101

Latest News!

David Perry is co-writing a new single volume history of the Middle Ages. Our mission: Kill the myth of the Dark Ages for once and for all! The official announcement: “Historians Matthew Gabriele and David Perry’s THE BRIGHT AGES, a single-volume history of the middle ages that recasts the long misunderstood period of human history … Continue ReadingLatest News!

Medicaid

I am failing to update this blog! Sorry to the folks who follow me here. I’m working on building a new wordpress site that can be followed by rss AND connects to patreon. Stay tuned. Today’s piece: Trump is still trying to kill Medicaid.

Guns and Cars and Danger

Guns kill more people than cars for the first time since the CDC began tracking causes of death for Americans. Why? Cars have been regulated for safety, companies have invested in safety, individuals have been legally required to be safe, and both individuals and companies are legally liable. Guns … not so much. Thanks NRA!