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Comparing apples and oranges – education and more

By Nathan Barton What should government provide?  How? Under what limits? Over at FEE.org, Kerry McDonald has an excellent article comparing public libraries and public schools. It triggered more thoughts and some memories of political campaigns from years back. She … Continue reading

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How much is a “free education” worth?

By Nathan Barton It’s right there in the State Constitution: § 1.   Uniform system of free public schools. The stability of a republican form of government depending on the morality and intelligence of the people, it shall be the duty of … Continue reading

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Consistency is a rare jewel

By Nathan Barton For me, integrity is the consistency of words and actions. Part of the way that you do that is to ask people questions on some of the most difficult issues that you confront. ‘Take me through where … Continue reading

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Scary stuff for Hallowe’en

By Nathan Barton A friend who publishes a weekly column addresses several items this week, including the insane behavior of public schools and governments regarding the sex of students Russian government officials stating that Russia is “preparing for war,” and … Continue reading

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More blackrobe nonsense and insanity – mental illness in public schools

By Nathan Barton I am reminded of the poster: “I was so shocked by being told I am delusional, that I almost fell off my unicorn.” It seems that at least one Federal Judge believes that mental illness should be … Continue reading

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Integrating schools more into the police state?

By Nathan Barton As the nation again reels from a mass murder in a government-run, tax-funded (“public”) school, again in Texas, the ideas are coming thick and fast from all sides.  Several are featured on various websites. Some congressman representing … Continue reading

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Are we’uns stooopid? Too many ‘merkins is, it seems

By Nathan Barton It is a steady drumbeat.  Every day, I get to read a couple – shucks, a half-dozen or more – stories (“news stories?”) in the mainstream media AND the alternative media that point out the stupid behavior … Continue reading

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