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    Please sign this petition.

    Pretend there are two candidates for U.S. Secretary of Education — the federal cabinet position responsible for the education future of over 74 million children in the country — and YOU get to hire them.
    https://www.thepetitionsite.com/927/...-of-education/

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    Far better than the dingbat currently holding the position. I signed it.
    How crazy alt righties got pwnd by a conervative web site:
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/berlins.../#3b7ecb78e9b5
    il·lib·er·al
    i(l)ˈlib(ə)rəladjective1.opposed to liberal principles; restricting freedom of thought or behavior
    "illiberal and anti-democratic policies
    • synonyms: intolerant, narrow-minded, unenlightened, conservative, reactionary;


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    Where's the petition to get rid of the Department of Education?
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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    Can I just not hire one at all and leave education to the states where it belongs

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    Quote Originally Posted by donttread View Post
    Can I just not hire one at all and leave education to the states where it belongs
    No you must vote lebron!

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    No. The federal government has no role in educating anyone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    No. The federal government has no role in educating anyone.
    None of your taxes are used by the federal government for education purposes in the US?
    I suppose that's why Americans believe they receive the best education by accepting their taxes are spent in more worthy causes, like wars they don't win, for example.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beevee View Post
    None of your taxes are used by the federal government for education purposes in the US?
    I suppose that's why Americans believe they receive the best education by accepting their taxes are spent in more worthy causes, like wars they don't win, for example.
    ^^^This is why public schooling is bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beevee View Post
    None of your taxes are used by the federal government for education purposes in the US?
    I suppose that's why Americans believe they receive the best education by accepting their taxes are spent in more worthy causes, like wars they don't win, for example.
    You don't understand the word federalism, do you? That is OK. Many Americans don't either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    Where's the petition to get rid of the Department of Education?
    If you think education is expensive, then you ought to try stupidity!
    As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. --H.L. Mencken,

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