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Where did those “protest” rallies originate and who pays for them?

I have a dark thought. Today’s “protest” rallies — with the usual themes, flags, signs and carefully accoutered and masked “protesters” — don’t even pretend to be spontaneous applications of First Amendment* rights. (When people get together brandishing heavy weaponry, … Continue reading

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What should we do about Facebook? I have a plan*

(*Thanks, Elizabeth Warren, for this catch phrase.) Boy, is everyone going crazy over Facebook! It is evil, it has to be censored. It allows politicians to sell ads with ugly and discredited smears. It was and will be again the … Continue reading

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Good news for public schools

I read David L. Kirp’s opinion piece, “The Community School Comes of Age,” in today’s New York Times with my mouth dropping open and my heart beating faster. Because I’d never heard of community schools, never heard that New York … Continue reading

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