Media March Called For

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Rally around! It’s time to organize another march. Starting with the Women’s March on January 21, 2017, we’ve seen march after march advocating for saving the earth, reversing climate change, science, telling the truth, and others. Now it’s time to … [Read more...]

Healthcare Act Axes “Affordable”

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Not just “Affordable”, the American Health Care Act also seems to have taken a lot of healthcare out as well leaving just an Act. The remaining “Act” seems much like Act V of Macbeth–pure tragedy. Finally, everyone can read the bill, including the … [Read more...]

Bobby Kennedy: A One Man Renaissance

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Robert Francis Kennedy died when he was just 43 years old from the bullets of an assassin’s gun. We’ll never know how his story would have played out, but the American public was just beginning to reap benefits from a political metamorphosis seldom … [Read more...]

Access to Education Shouldn’t Be a Gene Pool Lottery

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When former Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate, Sarah Palin was in the news and on the campaign trail in 2008, and found herself stuck for an answer in an interview, she scrolled through her short list of talking points and … [Read more...]

We’re Looking for John Schofield, Not Lorenzo Thomas

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With the continued mayhem emanating from the Oval Office these weeks, there have been comparisons made to the later stages of the Nixon administration. Nixon became a recluse in his office as the vise of Watergate scandals began to tighten toward the … [Read more...]

Some Say Obstruction, I Say Opposition

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Obstruction. Opposition. These words are similar phonetically and visually, but a world apart in meaning. I’m not going to drag you to the dictionary for strict definitions; rather we’ll rely on examples to show the vast differences. Obstruction … [Read more...]

Peter Pan, the Easter Bunny, Ayn Rand, and Stephen Bannon

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Johnny Carson’s Carnac the Magnificent would have responded to the title answer with this question, “What are four ideas kids believe, but outgrow?” We all want to believe in everlasting youth, but age and responsibility eventually catch up to most … [Read more...]

Yay or Nay on School Choice? Betsy DeVos Isn’t Sure

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos confirmed twice last week what we already know about her. The first was that she fits right in with the climate of confusion and lack of direction that permeates this current White House. Next, she reaffirmed the all … [Read more...]

Republicans Offer Swiss Healthcare System

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Not the country, the cheese. Like Swiss cheese, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) is full of holes. The first hole is that all the right wing shouting for repeal of the current healthcare law (ACA) is sprouting from a proposal the Republicans … [Read more...]

Picking School Winners and Losers: What Will Change?” Part III of III

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There is school choice today. Those who can afford to do so can choose private or home-school education. They pay for these choices while continuing to pay public school taxes, ergo an expensive choice. Many districts today have school choice options … [Read more...]