A Marine Dad’s Pride – and Reflections on Service

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    Mandatory Child National Service for Dear Leader ZerO

    Dear Leader ZerO is continuing his ‘Central Cause’ to obtain a ‘mandatory volunteer’ organization comprising of your children. Originally in H.R. 1388 last week but striped out before the final vote, the commission to discover a way to require mandatory volunteer service of High School children has been returned in H.R. 1444. Rep. Jim McDermott (D) has introduced H.R. 1444 and it has been assigned | Read More »

    Don’t know much about history…

    To paraphrase Homer Simpson, “Academics. Is there anything they don’t know?” Apparently math, logic, and history would fall into that category if the op-ed by Danielle Allen, the UPS Foundation [ed note: huh? wtf?] professor of social science at the improbably named Institute for Advanced Study is any indication. Allen’s article is a barely regurgitated potpourri of misused of data, conflating anecdote with data, and | Read More »