Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

9/11 & Grandparents Day: Choices to Make

It’s National Grandparents Day. It’s also the 15th anniversary of 9/11. And both these days resonate for me. On Sept. 11, 2001, I was teaching 8th grade Language Arts  in South Orange, NJ when the principal made a vague announcement over … Continue reading

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Object Lesson: Plagiarism is WRONG

  You’d have to be mole not have heard or read about how Melania Trump plagiarized from Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2008. Melania’s quickly become the butt of many jokes, including, “I want to thank … Continue reading

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Hillary: Play that Woman Card!

Donald Trump did Hillary Clinton a favor yesterday when he accused the former Secretary of State, NY Senator, First Lady, Yale Law School graduate, Wellesley College graduate, and perpetual campaigner for children worldwide as playing the “woman card.” Her response, … Continue reading

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I’m with Hillary

I walked into the crowded conference room, joining about three dozen strangers, sitting at long folding tables, phones in hand. The scene was familiar and welcoming. I was taking part in an activity I’ve done countless times before: volunteering with … Continue reading

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