North Dakotans Vote to Keep Local Property Taxes

Written by Gary North on June 13, 2012

Voters in North Dakota yesterday overwhelmingly voted to keep local property taxes. A plan was on the ballot to have the state legislature responsible for local schools. The promoters said a tax on oil exported from the state would have handled all local costs. Why should the state have any tax on oil? What gives […]

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Council of Despair: The CFR on America’s Public Schools

Written by Gary North on April 5, 2012

How are America’s public schools doing? Lousy, says a report from the Council on Foreign Relations, the most influential Establishment organization. Defenders of private education have been saying this for half a century. The CFR has finally acknowledged the problem. The CFR’s “task force” has announced that the failure of tax-funded K-12 education is the […]

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The FED’s Brand New High School Propaganda Course

Written by Gary North on March 14, 2012

The Federal Reserve has written a high school course on how the Federal Reserve is Constitutional and also a terrific thing for the economy. There is no question that the FED is on the defensive. There is no question why: Ron Paul’s constant hammering of the FED. . . . it now appears that the […]

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States Where Home Schooling Is Skyrocketing

Written by Gary North on February 9, 2012

This blog site offers new information. First, data are not carefully collected by the states. This is good. We need freedom, not statistics. Second, four states show amazing growth, 2000-2009: Florida, Georgia, Virginia, and North Carolina. There has been no consistent pattern, 2008 to today. But since 2000, there has been growth. My first effort […]

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19 Insane Ways That Kids Can Be Expelled or Even Arrested

Written by Gary North on February 6, 2012

In my day, 1955-59, you could be paddled by a coach or even the Vice Principal if you were a boy.  I never knew what happened to the girls. Today, the schools’ authorities are able to do the following. ___________________________________________ With each passing year, the difference between America’s prisons and America’s public schools becomes smaller […]

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Liberals Figure Out That Home Schooling Is Better

Posted on February 2, 2012

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Newsweek runs a long article on the benefits of home schooling. What will liberals think of next? _______________________________________________ In the beginning, your kids need you—a lot. They’re attached to your hip, all the time. It might be a month. It might be five years. Then suddenly you are expected to […]

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Apple Launches a War on High School Textbooks

Written by Gary North on January 24, 2012

Liberals have controlled textbooks for a hundred years. The cost of setting up a publoshing company was huge. The distribution system was controlled by big media. That game is about to end. Here’s why. The old textbooks are about to be wiped out by multimedia textbooks. Cost per book: $15, maximum. Apple announced what it’s […]

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Cops in the Corridors: Why Your Kids Are Not Safe at School

Written by Gary North on January 13, 2012

A long article appears in The Guardian, a British Left-wing paper. The charge on the police docket was “disrupting class”. But that’s not how 12-year-old Sarah Bustamantes saw her arrest for spraying two bursts of perfume on her neck in class because other children were bullying her with taunts of “you smell” Police docket? What […]

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