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True homeland security

Are you feeling particularly secure right now? You should be, because we’re spending 39.5 billion bucks a year to give you the warm, fuzzy feeling that comes from knowing that the folks at the Department of Homeland Security are on … Continue reading

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Chipping away at public education

I’ve seen how public education is being destroyed firsthand, and I can tell you that Bill Gates, Arne Duncan, Congress and presidents past and current are wrong about how to fix it. Instead of attempting to improve the underlying problems, … Continue reading

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Stop Bitching and Start a Revolution

Back in 2005, on a trip to Washington DC, I bought a sweet little tank top from a smiling young man. Emblazoned on the front were the words: Stop Bitching and Start a Revolution. I’m not a revolutionary, but neither … Continue reading

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America’s Trojan Horse

I’m grateful for The Center for Media & Democracy’s PR Watch, which, in its own words, reports on spin and disinformation. In July, it released the secrets of The American Legislative Exchange Council, (ALEC), founded in 1973. If you go … Continue reading

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