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A breath of fresh air in a stale system
MARCH 6, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
I would argue that the choice of betsy devos for secretary of education is in itself innovative
I grant you DeVos was an interesting choice for Secretary of Education. But consider this. It is said that the definition of insanity is doing the...
#Education #Teachers #Betsy Devos #Innovation #Students
The Real Betsy Devos
Not as evil as they say
MARCH 4, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
While democrats are all about choice when it comes to killing children in utero, they are much less so when it comes to educating the children that survive.
Our public education system, as we know it, is at an end. With the Senate's confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, America's children...
#Betsy Devos #Department Of Education #President Trump #Cabinet #School Choice
Devos Plans to Trim Alphabet
The days of 'k' and 'y' could be over
FEBRUARY 13, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Devos went on to explain her reasoning. giving our kids so many letters to know slows down learning. i believe the hebrew alphabet has only 22 letters and look at how well those jews do!
In her first act following Senate confirmation, newly anointed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is proposing a new educational reform called "23...
#Betsy Devos #Erik Prince #Education #Donald Trump #Secretary Of Education
Honoring Cesar Chavez
A National Monument for a Civil Rights hero
APRIL 28, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
No one seemed to care... But Cesar cared
Early in the 2008 Presidential campaign -- so early, in fact, that it was actually in Spring 2007 -- supporters of Barack Obama gathered at this...
#Civil Rights #Cesar Chavez #Barack Obama #Unions #Mexico
Make the Case
Want my vote? Don't badger me, convince me.
MARCH 10, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
There's always a better option than the false dichotomy that we get stuck with every election cycle.
I will admit that, at this point, convincing me to vote for Donald Trump is a hard sell - damn near impossible.
I turned 18 in 2000, just a few...
#Donald Trump #Ted Cruz #Hillary Clinton #2016 Election #Conservative
Can we benefit from it?
JANUARY 8, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
Where socialism takes democracy (within and outside of the workplace), is what defines it..
Unions For Clinton?
A shrewd move or political pandering
OCTOBER 2, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
As if plutocrats or their backers have any desire to empower laborers...
But, not for all of us.
JANUARY 22, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
Between 2010 and 2013 the majority of families median income fell 5%
Some veterans think they're better than others
NOVEMBER 2, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
This Veterans' Day, let's honor the sacrifice of all veterans equally.
Roman Catholic Brainwash
How the Church sought to brainwash me into hating women
APRIL 20, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN RELIGION
Women are not good for you!
When I was a child'barely six or seven'there existed a wooden fence with a knothole in one of its slats in the backyard of the apartment building (310...
#Religion #Catholic #Roman Catholic Church #Preist #Woman
Cesar Chavez Warning
Border Patrol Agent recalls meeting with labor organizer
MARCH 27, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
As much as Bill and I wanted to help Chavez, the task proved impossible.
Keeping an eye out for harvest crews on a late-summer morning in 1965, my partner, Bill Gibson, and I drove in our green and white U.S. Border Patrol...
#Cesar Chavez #Union #Labor #Immigrant #Illegal
Leland Yee Withdraws
Arrested Senator pulls candidacy for CA Secretary of State
MARCH 27, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN NEWS AND WEB REPRINTS
Yee is one of 26 people caught up in an alleged scheme that includes murder for hire and more...
JFK and Camelot
The Legacy of John F. Kennedy is one of Doomed Promise
MAY 28, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN CULTURE
We wanted to believe in him. We still do.
Wrong Side of History
How history will tell the story of same-sex marriage.
MAY 3, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN CULTURE
I've come to the conclusion that me and others like me will end up on the wrong side of history.
The Impact on Federal Prisons
MARCH 10, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
Perhaps it's time we look at the facts.
Dear President Obama
About those last four years...
NOVEMBER 24, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
May I respectfully request to be heard, in exchange for my support?
The Walmart Welfare Queen
The Case For Conservatives Against Walmart
NOVEMBER 23, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
How can you support a poverty wage, then bitch and bellyache about people on food stamps?
THE GATHERING STORM
Time for A New Political Party
NOVEMBER 13, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN UNITED STATES OF COMMON SENSE
Here is the reality. The vast majority of Americans are fiscally conservative but socially tolerant
GOP Presidential candidate announces change on Stipko Live
OCTOBER 16, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN STIPKO LIVE
No Tax Loopholes or Special Interests. Energy Innovation & Independence. $100 Donation Limit
It Still Matters
SEPTEMBER 29, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
Money sways low-information voters into voting against their best interests...
Dear President Obama:
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