Students make good guinea pigs

By DAVE BERRY, dvberry@tylerpaper.com “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” —Albert Einstein Students make good guinea pigs. Maybe it’s because they’re naive, adventurous or foolish. Maybe they still trust teachers, coaches and people in authority — at least a little bit. Or, maybe the…

Holder: most political attorney general in recent history

Attorney General Eric Holder should be remembered for his failure to uphold the rule of law. As the most political attorney general in recent memory, Holder’s legacy will be a department that made choices in what laws to enforce, based on partisanship, philosophical considerations and expediency.

The sweet success of less regulation

Sometimes, the right response is “let them eat cake” — or rather, “let them bake cake.” A recent Texas law that lifts regulations on home bakeries has allowed a whole new industry to flourish, providing jobs and opportunities for many Texans.

Is it just me? Meeting Mr. Smith

ren’t true stories always the best? Are you good or bad with names? The class was asked yesterday morning at the end of a vigorous workout led by spin instructor Stephanie. It seems the older I get, the worse it is, I replied.

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Students make good guinea pigs

By DAVE BERRY, dvberry@tylerpaper.com “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” —Albert Einstein Students make good…

08 October 2014 [02:08 PM]
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The sweet success of less regulation

Sometimes, the right response is “let them eat cake” — or rather, “let them bake cake.” A recent Texas law that lifts…

28 September 2014 [08:44 PM]
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Is it just me? Meeting Mr. Smith

ren’t true stories always the best? Are you good or bad with names? The class was asked yesterday morning at the end…

21 September 2014 [12:58 AM]
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Clarence Thomas exemplifies class

When U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas spoke at The University of Texas at Tyler, he spoke softly. He spoke without…

21 September 2014 [12:57 AM]
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Is it just me? Gross negligence?

BY NELSON CLYDE, cnciv@tylerpaper.com Have you ever noticed people in ministry frequently make a point with humor? Some members of the cloth…

19 September 2014 [07:23 PM]
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Mugs, Kilts and Route 66

“Coffee is a language in itself.” — Jackie Chan The nominations are in, the votes are counted. And your favorite mug is……

19 September 2014 [07:07 PM]
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Latest war on terror will take many years

By MICHAEL GERSON, syndicated columnist The most compelling and encouraging parts of President Obama’s Islamic State speech — his intention to “degrade…

15 September 2014 [09:01 AM]