The Onion - the media satire website that people sometimes take seriously (because with media today it's hard to tell the difference anymore) has a new site, focused on satirizing the Internet's most time-wasting websites: the sites that are always tempting you with lists, trite headlines, and adorable must-see videos.
Andrew K. Milton teaches eighth grade language arts at Pioneer Middle School in Tacoma. He ran for school board and lost, kept an education blog, and eventually wrote a book about it called, "The Normal Accident Theory of Education: Why Reform and Regulation Won't Make Schools Better."
I got a call from someone I know pretty well who was in a coffee shop in a certain Seattle suburb, and a guy walked in with a pistol on his hip - just as the latest school shooting outside Portland - was all over the news.
Pope Francis has a lot of non-Catholic fans, who respond positively to his views on wealth, contraception, and gay marriage. But the new- school pope is still fighting something those more liberal followers tend to dismiss: an old-school Devil.