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The Federal Government in Education

Read two posts by Spunky Read Scott Read Dave Read your Constitution. Remember your Richard Mitchell. In fact, let us revisit that man who writes so well on so many education related issues, including: that process in which one educationistic bureaucracy solicits a slice of our money from another educationistic bureaucracy in order to remedy […]

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Abortion, When the Babies Survive

This post is at least a PG-13 I’ve mentioned Gianna Jesson here before. According to this BBC article, Her mother was 7 1/2 months pregnant when ‘it was decided’ that her ‘fetus’ should be aborted. Don’t you like that vague picture in the phrase ‘it was decided?’ Richard Mitchell points out in Less Than Words […]

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Another Pooh Story

Listening to the Winnie the Pooh CD for perhaps the tenth time in two days, the FYG asked me, “Why is Eeyore always like this, ‘Oh, poor me, nobody is looking at me, nobody notices me,’ and just gloomy?” She uses a gloomy voice, too, when she is representing Eeyore’s speech. It is bedtime, and […]

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Lloyd Alexander

His robe flapping around his spindly legs, Dallben made his way to a huge chest, unlocked it with an ancient key, and raised the lid. He bent and rummaged inside. “I confess to a certain number of regrets and misgivings,” he said, “which could not possibly interest you, so I shall not burden you with […]

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The Problem with Parents

Certainly, as I have said before, ultimately the responsibility for children is squarely the parents. However, as I have also tried to say before, we are blaming the failure of the schools to educate children on the parents who were themselves badly served by their public schools. Who educated the parents? Who told the parents […]

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