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How much does it cost to sell your vote and soul to DeVos?

Senators sell their votes. This used to be illegal. It was called corruption for which elected office holders could go to jail. Today with PACs, SuperPACs and new laws made by lawmakers who take this money, it is now legal. … Continue reading

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Who will next sell-out our children’s futures in the name of God and Country?

How can government be run as a business, a public/private partnership in education and the advancement of technology? Easy. Hand federal funds to corporations who will drain as much profit as possible into their coffers and damn the consequences. Use a … Continue reading

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Dark Money, Betsy DeVos, Blackwater, Lamar Alexander, Erik Prince and our children

  CONNECT THE DOTS. Jane Mayer in her 2016 New York Times bestseller, Dark Money, intersperses the DeVos family scandals from page 15 to page 360. Yes, Betsy Prince DeVos, the prospective Secretary of Education, is the sister of Erik … Continue reading

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What are you and your children worth? What are DeVos, Ross, Viola, etc. worth?

You, me and our children are mere collateral damage to billionaires who garner immense personal wealth and power by legalizing their own agendas. The middle class and semi-affluence are shriveling. Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees Betsy DeVos, Wilbur Ross, Vincent Viola, … Continue reading

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Kurt Vonnegut predicted Betsy DeVos

Kurt Vonnegut predicted Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump and the presidential cabinet nominees. “And they saw that praise was reserved henceforth for those who devised means of getting paid enormously for committing crimes against which no laws had been passed. Thus … Continue reading

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“It is NOT your right to despair.”

The despair we are experiencing with a sociopath billionaire as the unelected President of the United States who is declared President by the Electoral College is palpable. Naming sociopaths of his ilk to his Cabinet is also enough to throw … Continue reading

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America’s Public Education for All and America’s Foreign Wars

While the USA rebuilds war torn foreign countries with the aim of helping them flourish independently, the establishment of decent public schools for all is deemed a necessity. What are our taxes paying for in the foreign countries we have … Continue reading

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Dismantling Public Education: 1926 insight into 2016 corporate education reform programs and tests

Teacher, historian and philosopher Will Durant cut through the ideological propaganda of his era and ours. We must do the same, or we and our children will suffer and die in well indoctrinated semi-ignorance and poverty. Civil disobedience and the … Continue reading

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“O say can you see… ?” – Are our children being well educated or merely indoctrinated and trained?

“O say can you see… ?” Are our children in school being indoctrinated rather than well educated? Merely job trained for control and obedience? “It took 117 years from the time ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ was written in 1814 until … Continue reading

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“Suspension of disbelief” Stops Here: Do we need the Republican and Democratic National Conventions?

The American Theater of the Absurd is called the Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention. Yes, theater – as in “suspension of disbelief.” Leave reality behind and believe what is advertised. We have been told: “There is not … Continue reading

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