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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The gleanings this week: Venezuela: Escaping refugees overwhelming Brazil (Report) Freddi Mac launched a 3% down, no income requirement mortgage program (Article) (Reprising the last financial collapse) U.S. poverty, inequality and redistribution aren’t as they keep telling you (Article) Immigration: … Continue reading

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Punishing Our Kids For Doing What They’re Taught?

American public schools have provided free condoms, referrals for free abortions (No parental approval required) coupled with anti-religious behavioral conditioning: A high school boy filmed the sex acts of a high school boy and girl; the three then posted the … Continue reading

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Government, Preparing Kids For The Future …

We spoke today while awaiting a professional service, with two charming young ladies, twins as it happened. They were completing their sixth year of public education in our city, irrespective of Kindergarten. Our conversation was itself an education. They were … Continue reading

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Education Without Scholarship: A Modern Illusion

President Obama’s wish to buy yet more votes with your money presently includes a wish for ‘free’ community colleges for all. Conservative columnist George Will picked at that in a recent column. This gave rise to some thoughts of our … Continue reading

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The Many Faces Of Actor Matt Damon…

There’s no shortage of hypocrisy on the Right and it should be admitted but there is something about the sanctimonious Left that no Right wingnut can match. Today provided an example, full brass band and flags flying and entirely too … Continue reading

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A Bit Of History, In Living Color…

This is what happened: We raised our kids in the foothills of Los Angeles. It was a nice neighborhood of sizable, fairly new homes inhabited by Asian, black, Hispanic and white families with similar comfortable living standards. The neighborhood schools … Continue reading

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Is “Public Education” a New Mexico Oxymoron?

New Mexico schools usually stand near the bottom of national test results and the state is usually governed by Democrats. This is no coincidence. The state also tends to elect a non-Democrat governor when it periodically runs out of money, … Continue reading

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