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Can’t handle the school board? Resign

In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made school boards. – Mark Twain By Jeff WardYes! I’m the one who has regularly stipulated that “Threatening to vote someone off a school board is like threatening to stop beating them with a...

Ethics in Elgin? C’mon Man!

¡Ni tu mismo te lo crees! – Judge Marilyn Milian By Jeff WardTranslated, that means “Not even you believe it,” or as my favorite TV judge often defines it, “Not even you believe what you’re saying.” And the truth is, the progressive faction of the Elgin City Council...

Et Tu, Geneva School Board?

“Don’t pee on my leg and tell me it’s raining!” By Jeff Ward I swear (and I frequently do) that all I have to do is proffer any government entity a compliment, and much like it is with a disturbance in the Force, they immediately go out of their way to prove me wrong....

The DOA Report 10– January 28, 2021

It certainly ain’t all about the children! By Jeff Ward Given the enormity of the educational task, the preponderance of fragile parents who believe their ill-mannered progeny are “special,” and the fact that my wife is one, I’ve generally held teachers in the highest...

If Father Pfleger’s Failed Us…

If you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him! – Buddhist saying By Jeff Ward Since writing about religion is always a perilous proposition, please allow me to preface this piece with a couple of cogent caveats. First, my regular readers know I’ve never been a fan of...