Sheila K. Muehling
Sheila K. Muehling

Stories by Sheila K. Muehling

By Sheila K. Muehling | September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Political arguments have been posted all over the media this summer as public officials argue about the practice of spiking retirement benefits by public employees. As frustrated as it makes me when reading about this practice by city, state and federal employees, it makes me twice as mad when I consider the budget spiking by […]

By Sheila K. Muehling | August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Years ago, I remember a friend of mine telling me a story about lessons in life. I was a young mother of two boys, and it had been about six months after the divorce, from my husband of eleven years, was finalized. I was having a particularly hard week with both of my sons relentlessly […]

By Sheila K. Muehling | July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The new Common Core Standards will be implemented into the schools in the 2013/2014 school year with full program implementation scheduled for 2014/2015 school year.  However, many people—parents, teachers, and administrators—are still asking how this massive program is going to work and where the money is coming from to pay for it. I have posted […]

By Sheila K. Muehling | July 5, 2013 | 4 Comments

As Common Core is rolled out in the 2013-14 school year, many people in the public are asking questions as to what the program is and where it came from. Parents, grandparents and conservative activists are calling for public forums with their state superintendents. Questions are being posed as to who developed this program and who […]

By Sheila K. Muehling | July 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

A response to the comments of Andrew Meeusen. Dear Mr. Meeusen,  Thank you for your response. I would like to start by saying that your words, as well as mine, are important, and I take your opinion seriously. I am saddened that our country has become one where we the people will often not listen […]

By Sheila K. Muehling | July 1, 2013 | 9 Comments

Last week Mr. Andrew Meeusen posted a response to the article about public opinion at John Huppenthal’s public forum on Common Core. The following is my response to Mr. Meeusen’s points. Mr. Meeusen – I would like to respond to “Regarding the new Common Core Standards set to take effect:” The Republic’s article “Defending new […]

By Sheila K. Muehling | October 10, 2012 | 2 Comments

Obama campaign spokeswoman Jen Psaki referred to Mitt Romney’s performance during the Denver Presidential Debate as “theatrical” and “practiced.”  It was interesting to hear these adjectives describing Romney’s presentation. However upon second thought it made sense that the Obama campaign would view everything in this way. In the controlled environment of the academic world, your […]

By Sheila K. Muehling | September 30, 2012 | 17 Comments

Most adults have heard the story of the pied piper who appeared in the fairy tale by Robert Browning.  This is a story about a man who came to a small European hamlet to lure the rats away that had infiltrated the town. After completing his job the townsfolk refused to pay him and in […]

By Sheila K. Muehling | September 24, 2012 | 8 Comments

Over the past couple of weeks I have been bombarded with messages from people who are worried sick about how the Romney/Ryan campaign is handling the message of our conservative movement to replace Obama in the White House. Many worry that Romney is not aggressive enough or not getting the message out. Many are concerned […]

By Sheila K. Muehling | July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
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By S. Muehling Have you ever sat in a courtroom and listened to a judge and thought, “How in the world did he/she get a law license let alone become a judge?” As a legal assistant to my attorney brother, I spent many hours in a Chicago Cook Country courtroom sorting through mounds of paperwork […]