The War Elephant
This was an exercise in doing something I seem to know how to do, explain men to women, or at least help men explain themselves to women. I guess something good came from being married immediately after leaving the house, and being raised by three women and a neutered dog. I know how to talk to them.
You have no idea what we’re thinking. Sorry. Wives imagine we are thinking of some beautiful poem immortalizing our love for them for the ages in song. Really, it’s more likely that we are thinking if it is possible to reconstitute animal poo as vehicle fuel during the global apocalypse. I’m sorry. Please don’t be disappointed by the real us.
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Education says and does a lot of stupid things, but this lie we all tell kids needs to something we talk about and something we fix soon.
We tell kids that without college, they will have a terrible life. We tell this to them from the day they drop off their Dora the Explorer backpack to the day they walk across the stage.
It’s a lie.
The truth is that most well paying careers don’t require a college education. Am I saying the best? No, but you can lead a fine life without one. It’s nice to h...
The short answer, “It’s complicated.”
The long answer, “It’s probably going to tick you off because of all these reasons…”
Speaking as a Republican former teacher in Oklahoma, I think I got this one.
First of all, I have no idea why Republicans are being singled out in this conversation specifically, as Republican policy has little to nothing to do with the problem. Every problem in a red state can’t be nailed to Republicans as bipartisanship on the state level is much more co...