America’s Future

In the middle of grading my community college students’ papers, I read the following excerpt from student’s essay aloud to The Boy:

Once the US, as big as we are, starts taking oil from Alaska and other countries…

The Boy just laughed and said:

Perhaps we should educate that student about Seward’s Folly.

3 Comment

  1. Stacie says: Reply


    AKA Seward's Icebox. FYI, from your friendly neighborhood History teacher.

    Keep fighting the good fight! Stamp out stupidity one paper at a time.

  2. *crickets* I don't know what to say.

  3. I appreciate the support and camaraderie in this great endless battle.

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