Category Archives: Current Events

School bullying. Always with us, not acknowledged as a pressingproblem needing attention — until now.

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant Author’s program note. If you’re like me, the first time you heard this bouncy tune, you laughed… then laughed some more. It’s called the "Too fat polka", with its immediately recognizable opening, "You can have her,

‘I wonder who’s kissing him now.’ Marine Commandant General James Amos’ inconvenient jeremiads on ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell.’

The winds of change are blowing through the military establishment. It is clear that openly gay service personnel are an inevitability and that "Don’t ask, don’t tell" is on its way out. These days Defense Secretary Robert Gates, a man