September 4th, 2004

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My 15 Seconds with Bill Clinton

Yes, that's right. It was only fifteen seconds or so but I don't care. In that span of time, I felt like the only voter in the world. The amazing thing about Bill Clinton is that he made a powerful, genuine and meaningful connection during a very short period of time. The charisma is real and that's what makes him the master.

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Dream School?

Some San Francisco second-graders began their studies at a "dream school." Three such schools opened this year and focus on preparing kids for college. The parents sign contracts which commit the youngsters to a school day that runs 8AM-5PM among other things.

I understand the desire for children to have a good education but this seems excessive to me. Where's the playtime? Kids learn from that, too.
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