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  •  Civics education has gone the way of (2+ / 0-)
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    art, music (except band for football games), shop, home economics and stenography in public education.  It's unaffordable in today's prioritization of funding levels, and I personally think it was too threatening to many politicians.

    "In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican." - H. L. Mencken

    by SueDe on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 07:56:39 PM PDT

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    •  Damn right about that. After what I have witnessed (1+ / 0-)
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      in public schools, our administrators and teachers seem woefully ignorant of basic civics and Am Govt 101 as well.

      "It were a thousand times better for the land if all Witches, but especially the blessing Witch, might suffer death." qtd by Ehrenreich & English. For Her Own Good, Two Centuries of Expert's Advice to Women pp 40

      by GreenMother on Wed Mar 19, 2014 at 05:32:50 AM PDT

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