Public Education

Poverty is no Mystery

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Share on Facebook High poverty states/countries all try to tax the poor instead of the wealthy. The wealthy come up with a variety of excuses to avoid their responsibly to society. The results have been the same for the last 4000 years of civilization. The only way to create a middle class society is to […]

A Tale of Two Amendments

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Share on Facebook How often have you heard people say, “We respect our teachers”?  When the Teacher of the Year from Vermillion Parish Louisiana spoke her mind, however, we saw with our own eyes how meaningless this statement has become.  On January 8th Deyshia Hargrave stood up to exercise her First Amendment rights during a […]

Roy Moore’s Conservative Values

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Share on Facebook Tuesday sure was exciting.  Doug Jones won a US Senate seat in the “Red State” of Alabama as a Democrat.  His opponent, Roy Moore, had the backing of President Donald Trump.  Moore also claimed to have the backing of God, but after his loss, I’m not so sure.  What could possibly have […]

I Give Thanks

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Share on Facebook It’s always a good thing to stop and examine our lives.  Thanksgiving reminds us to see all we have instead of what we lack.  Many of us get into the bad habit of concentrating on the negative instead of the positive.   Today, Modern America provides many reasons to give thanks. If we […]

Oklahoma Conservatives Kill Jobs and the Middle Class

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Share on Facebook Killing jobs. Killing a state. Is it any wonder, young people have to leave the state to find a decent job? Public services are essential for a middle class to survive. The budget agreement announced today by legislative leaders and the Governor proposes a total of $6.778 billion in state appropriated dollars […]

America is exceptional.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Share on Facebook America is exceptional.  It was the first nation founded on science, separating church and state and social contract theory.  These ideals, while not actualized at first, allowed Americans to mature and grow.  These ideals provided a pathway to building Modern America with its large middle class and diverse population living in peace. […]

Pope Francis, the Christian Mission and Being Pro-Life

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Share on Facebook Pope Francis has a fully developed pro-life message to the world’s secular leaders. It is a message about improving and securing all our lives,liberty and happiness but especially the world’s poor. Such a refreshing break from the money changers who have for too long invoked the name of Christ to support greed. […]

Santorum Embraces Meism

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

Share on Facebook Few believe when I say that the very idea of a “public” is under assault by today’s conservatives.  When most people call themselves conservative, I don’t think this nonsense comes to mind.  “Yes the government can help,” Mr. Santorum added. “But the idea that the federal government should be running schools, frankly […]