Let’s try to make sure this question stops being asked: “Oh, is your husband babysitting?”
If you're in academia, you could be forgiven for mistaking the end of the semester for the end of the world itself.
Any breed can be a good family dog, and a dog from any breed could turn out to be an absolute disaster. Much of it is in the training and treatment of the dog, but there are also certain traits that make some breeds more likely to be quality family dogs than others.
Even the best kids show can grow annoying if it becomes your child’s favorite, but parents, siblings, relatives, and babysitters know that while some kids shows are alright, and occasionally even enjoyable, there are some that seem to have been designed specifically with parental torment in mind. Here’s my countdown of five of the worst offenders.
Political corruption has been very much in the news lately. The most recent stories have focused on foreign interference in our most recent elections. But other forms of corruption are much older, and remain recurring topics of discussion. One of the most common is so-called pay-to-play politics, in which lobbyists and wealthy citizens purchase the loyalty of elected officials. Another problem is gerrymandering, or redrawing electoral districts to favor one party over another. Wisconsin was recently in the news for Republicans’ egregious use of data to redraw districts.