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  •  Academics are the truth seekers and bearers of (3+ / 0-)
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    wisdom. What they say and find and examine may not be what some people want to hear, or see.  But, they have a responsibility to bring forth their discoveries and knowledge and not be silenced.

    I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.

                                  --Abraham Lincoln

    There are teachers who bear false truths. They teach bigotry. And not to make anyone an example, but look at the Air Force Academy out there in Colorado. Or Liberty University.

    Our media are also teachers. Murdoch and his media empire have brought disgrace to "facts" and integrity. He sows fear and hate and discord. He has abdicated responsibility.

    It's no small thing that Obama has brought responsibility to the forefront of our discourse.

    <div style="color: #a00000;"> Our... constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds. Thurgood Marshal

    by bronte17 on Fri Nov 28, 2008 at 09:27:21 AM PST

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