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So, job growth plus lower (or flat) taxes . . . and you still find something to complain about.

I'm with you on that last point--I feel really bad for teammates and coaching staff, but Yarbrough himself has been given more than enough chances to grow up.

Ranking in the top THIRD out of 350? If that's your calling card, you're minor--nowhere near the tourney. Face it: the MVC is almost always a one-bid league--this was true even when we had Wichita, as ISU fans know well having been left on the outside looking in with a really great MVC team …

So far his "indefinite suspensions" have lasted days or weeks. It's time to cut him loose, unfortunately. Muller consistently fields a "solid" team but the rosters feature either guys with solid character who aren't standouts on the court, or athletically-gifted athletes …

"Only the Obama White House can get away with attacking Bob Woodward." -Trump

There's very, very little "noise"--just one anonymously-sourced report trying to make a headline.

How sad and preventable. If you have a gun in your home, you are 3x more likely to die a gun-related death, according to the most conservative of estimates. Many claim their guns are for their protection at home--meaning that these folks likely have their gun readily available AND loaded (ot…

And this is, of course, also a great argument for a broad-based education, not a narrow one, that focuses on learning how to learn and think and how to transfer those learning and thinking skills to new contexts. This is what the best educations do, when they are able. But the push now is to…

99, don't think I am not aware of your obsession with knowing where and what I teach. You make this comment just about every time I post (which is not often). So for the record, you should understand that I'll maintain my anonymity on this front. And in fact where / what I teach is irrelevan…

This is mostly because of corporate / legislative pressure to "get them through" and produce more graduates at any cost. Your legislators--mostly Republicans--want to legislate remedial education out of existence--meaning that when students come to college reading at a junior high …