“If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it’s free!”
by P.J. O’Rourke
Today in 1876 – Battle of the Little Bighorn and the death of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer. He’d been a brevet (temporary -‘acting jack’) general in the Civil War.
Today in 1938 – Federal minimum wage law guarantees workers 40 cents per hour.
Today in 1950 – The Korean War begins with the invasion of South Korea by North Korea. American troops are STILL there. We clearly need an exit strategy. Of course, each successive North Korean despot is wackier than the last…
Following weeks of protests about police brutality and racism, many activists have begun calling out the band Dixie Chicks to change their name, claiming the word “Dixie” harbors “the epitome of white America.”
School will be a very different place next year. Classes will be less full. Desks will be rigorously sterilized. And, if the education establishment has its way, teachers will be aggressively “woke.”
“We are living at a time of obscene inequities and merely trying to compensate is not enough,” the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) recently announced. “Equity is more than making things more accessible and AASA’s work on equity must go further and become actively anti-racist. . . . Leading a system-wide effort requires that we ensure that cultural responsiveness permeates all levels of the district.”