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The Greatest Hoax in History?

As Barnum and Bailey finally fold their circus tents and the ghost of Charles Ponzi hovers in the ether, we marvel once more at the raucous noise of the carnival barker and the manipulative ingenuity of the con artist. None, however, can compare to the Democrat media and their “Russian conspiracy” hoax, most likely the greatest political scam yet known to history. Its’ audacity exceeds even Obamacare’s!

Internment Guilt

May 8 marked the end of World War II in Europe in 1945, so it might be valuable to devote a discussion to another of the “war guilt” stories (we discussed the atom bomb earlier) that gets huge coverage

School Bureaucracy IV: Some Serious Fixes

Aside from failing to transmit the wonderful cultural heritage that features such geniuses as Beethoven, Michaelangelo, Aristotle, Aquinas, Locke, or Madison, or to

School Bureaucracy III: Can We Dump Diversity?

We are informed that the subversive Open Source Leadership “sensitivity training” videos will no longer be required viewing for our County teachers. Training based on the program’s left-wing premises, will continue, however.

Bureaucracy II: Subversion

The Rockingham School Administration has contracted with a radical leftist outfit known as “Open Source Leadership” to train teachers and other personnel in the doctrines of “diversity” under the code name of “equity of outcomes.”

School Bureaucracy I: Numbing Minds

One of the greatest weaknesses in the U.S. public education system is the enormous cost of bureaucratic overhead. If we compare to decades past the percentages of funds spent on administrative and non-instructional services to those

It’s Not Our Fight

Yes, Assad is vicious. Yes, his planes appear to have launched a horrid chemical attack (with weapons Obama said were gone!) that killed innocent civilians. War is pitiless, brutal, and ugly.

MORE SOLEMN CENTENNIALS

As March passes and April commences, we pause from present travails to mark two dates of a century ago that shaped the modern world. Those key events are the abdication of Czar Nicholas II of Russia on March 15, 1917, and the U.S. Declaration of War against the German Empire on April 6, 1917. More about the latter later.

Arrogance: Meet Retaliation

The NCAA’s Cooper-approved ultimatum to the State of North Carolina that we abolish our HB2 law or the organization will cease scheduling tournaments or other major events here takes one’s breath away. Does the NCAA really think it is that important?

Bring on the Spring for Rockingham County !!

Bring on the Spring for Rockingham County!! Ahh!! Alas it is the very first spring day in the county. But does that mean we will be experiencing MORE SUNSHINE and GROWTH and BEAUTIFUL weather? Well, if you have had as much experience as I have… and I know most of you have.. the weather can […]

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