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  •  Glad for the 'but' in that (1+ / 0-)
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    Oh Mary Oh

    My father is a retired teacher who was in the USMC and in the USAF.

    •  And your father clearly studied in order (6+ / 0-)

      to become a teacher.  He wasn't hired as a teacher because of his ability to beat the shit out of people or shoot them when a school was under siege.

      If that was the criteria, he would have been hired as a security guard.

      Don't be stupid about this discussion.  No one is saying that there is no intersection between people who are skilled at militarism and people who can read/learn/teach.

      What people are saying is that if that intersection is compulsory and that if the ability to fight is the more important criteria, then our students will suffer even more than they already are.

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