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Schools: an example of society and government arrogance

By Nathan Barton Just as the Thanksgiving/Christmas season is always flavored (or marred) by political controversies over free speech and freedom of (from) religion, so the high school and college graduation season is frequently marked by clashes on religion in … Continue reading

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Stealing to reform or transform – what’s the big diff?

By Nathan Barton Jeff Bryant, in Our Future, has an article, “What Betsy DeVos calls “education transformation” is actually public theft.”  Again Steve notes correctly, “Amazing how “public theft” (the basis of ALL government schooling) becomes wrong only when your … Continue reading

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Why are you waiting? Get them out!

By Nathan Barton You have children (or grandchildren) of school age in your family, your home, your church, or your neighborhood.  They probably go to “public schools” (that is, government-run, tax-supported schools). Ninety percent of American children do. Let us … Continue reading

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Did You Ever Wonder…

By MamaLiberty Did you ever wonder why the most dysfunctional, irrational, irresponsible people so often believe that they know – and should control – what is best for everyone else? Why so many people seem to think that responsibility for … Continue reading

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Revolting against the tyranny of the English language

By Nathan Barton The Blaze has a lengthy article about Brit universities (and some American schools) banning certain common English words from use.  No, it isn’t the n-word or the k-word or even those four-letter words that used not to … Continue reading

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Food for Thought #3

By MamaLiberty Interesting discussion of the first two items, so maybe these questions will ring a few more bells. Is theft and extortion ever justified? When, if ever, is a tax not theft? Does it make any difference what tax … Continue reading

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The heartbreak of government-run tax-funded schools

By Nathan Barton Recently, Vicki E. Alger a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, a libertarian-conservative think tank, in Oakland, California, published a new book, Failure: The Federal “Misedukation” of America’s Children. I’ve not been able to read the book yet, … Continue reading

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