You may have already seen the story making the blogospheric rounds about the Texas art teacher whose contract was cancelled because (she claims) parents complained after she took her fifth grade class to a museum containing bare naked marble—in particular Rodin's "Shade," Malliol's "Flora," and the, uh, not exactly pornographic "Star in a Dream" by Jean Arp . But reader Loretta just pointed me toward the New York Times account of the story, which contains yet more damning proof of local school officials' philistinism: They apparently upbraided the teacher for wearing "flip flops" to work, when in fact she had on Via Spiga sandals. Whatever became of culture? [x-posted @ NftL]
If the findings are true, that's really great news.
A SWAT Team Blew Up This Family's House While Chasing a Shoplifter. The Supreme Court Won't Hear the Case.
And no, it wasn't the shoplifter's home.
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The media and activists are using revisionist history of the Stonewall Riots to fit their intersectional narrative.