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Last week, Mitt Romney came out against “more firemen, more policemen, more teachers.” Ever since George W. Bush joined Ted Kennedy to pass the No Child Left Behind act more than a decade ago, the Republican Party has been standing by some incredibly bone-headed education policies.

Newt Gingrich Called For 10-Year-Olds To Work As Janitors To Learn Work Habits

Mainly, he wanted to break the janitors’ unions.

Texas Textbooks Now Must Teach Students How To “Evaluate Efforts By Global Organizations To Undermine U.S. Sovereignty”

Watch out for the black helicopters! The U.N. is coming to take your guns! When this change — along with many others — was approved, one board member thanked the Lord Jesus Christ for inspiring the constitution.

Tennessee Students Are Not Allowed To Learn About “Gateway Sexual Activity”

The Governor recently signed a bill just in case the abstinence-only curriculum wasn’t totally working.

Tennessee Teachers Are Also Allowed To Teach Alternatives To Evolution And Climate Change

Apparently “our planet is burning” isn’t settled science, according toanother new bill! If you are a child in Tennessee, you are in trouble.

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President Joe Biden

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Two tiresome realities about being president of the United States: first, everybody blames you for things over which you have little or no control: such as the worldwide price of oil, and international shipping schedules. Should there be too few electronic gee-gaws on store shelves to pacify American teenagers this Christmas, it will be Joe Biden’s fault.

Second, everybody gives you advice, whether you ask for it or not. Everywhere you look, Democrats and Democratically-inclined pundits are tempted to panic. “The cold reality for Biden,” writes New York Magazine’s Jonathan Chait “is that his presidency is on the brink of failure.” A return to Trumpism, and essentially the end of American democracy, strikes Chait as altogether likely.

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