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Public School Students Are the New Inmates in the American Police State (VIDEO)

It has been said that America’s schools are the training ground for future generations. However, instead of raising up a generation of freedom fighters, John W. Whitehead warns, we seem to be busy churning out newly minted citizens of the American police state who are being taught the hard way what it means to comply, […]

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Court Dismisses Teacher Union Lawsuit Against Florida School Choice Program 

by Christina Martin: Yesterday, a Florida trial court dismissed a union-led lawsuit challenging the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program. The Florida Legislature created the Tax Credit Scholarship Program in 2001, which gives dollar-for-dollar tax credits for donations from corporations to K-12 scholarship funding organizations. Nearly 70,000 Florida students from lower-income families are attending the private school of […]

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Education is Too Important Not to Leave to the Marketplace

by Ron Paul This week, events around the country will highlight the importance of parental control of education as part of National School Choice Week. This year’s events should attract more attention than prior years because of the growing rebellion against centralized education sparked by the federal Common Core curriculum. The movement against Common Core […]

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Ten New Year’s Resolutions for Congress

by Ron Paul Since New Year’s is traditionally a time for resolutions, and since the new Congress convenes this week, I thought I would suggest some New Year’s resolutions for Congress: 1) Bring the troops home — Congress should take the first, and most important, step toward ending our hyper-interventionist foreign policy by bringing our […]

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All I Want for Christmas is a Real Government Shutdown

The political class breathed a sigh of relief Saturday when the US Senate averted a government shutdown by passing the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill. This year’s omnibus resembles omnibuses of Christmas past in that it was drafted in secret, was full of special interest deals and disguised spending increases, and was voted on before […]

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