Posts Tagged ‘Passing’

In the Afterglow of Racial Passing

I have been extremely wary about weighing in with regard to the Rachel Dolezal matter. It has been written about extensively — no, exhaustively — from so many angles that it makes one’s head start to explode. On the one hand, I was for awhile willing to delve into all the knotty issues of passing, […]

President Obama on the Passing of Robin Williams: “He Was One of a Kind”

President Obama released a statement this evening, following the passing of legendary stand-up comedian and actor Robin Williams: Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan, and everything in between.  But he was one of a kind.  He arrived in our lives as an alien […]

Human Kinetics Hockey Drills for Passing & Receiving

Weekly Address: Passing a Budget that Reflects our Priorities

In this week’s address, President Obama said that in order to keep growing the economy and creating good jobs, Washington must end its cycle of manufactured crises and self-inflicted wounds. It’s time for both parties to work together to pass a budget that reflects our priorities — making smart cuts in things we don’t need […]

Weekly Address: Strengthening our Economy by Passing Bipartisan Immigration Reform

President Obama discusses how a large, bipartisan majority in the Senate voted to pass comprehensive immigration reform, which would add a big boost to our economy, strengthen Social Security, and modernize our legal immigration system to make it more consistent with our value. He calls on Congress to pass this commonsense bill quickly so that […]