Category Archives: Education

Rep. Sempolinski addresses the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce

Religion, morality, and knowledge, being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged.  The quote is from the Ordinance of 1787, commonly known as the Northwest Ordinance, drafted originally … Continue reading

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Twenty-two Republican Governors Oppose Student Loan Relief

Everyone knows someone that’s struggling post pandemic. And, you know, if we help folks in the communities so that they – reduce the chances of them going into default, everybody wins. It helps the economy.–Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Twenty-two … Continue reading

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Pre-Bunking

It’s an approach called “pre-bunking” and it builds on years of research into an idea known as inoculation theory that suggests exposing people to how misinformation works, using harmless, fictional examples, can boost their defenses to false claims.— David Klepper, … Continue reading

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What is wrong with young people today?

Contributed by Arthur Ahrens of Branchport, NY. What is wrong with young people today? – A view from the past. The following quotes illustrate that adults always complained about the behavior of the younger generation – even back in the … Continue reading

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Censorship

Contributed by Arthur Ahrens of Branchport, NY. Here’s a couple of photos: One photo was taken at a book burning in Opera Square in Berlin, Germany, on May 10, 1933. It is described by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum … Continue reading

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Free Speech Under Threat

For all the tolerance and enlightenment that modern society claims, Americans are losing hold of a fundamental right as citizens of a free country: the right to speak their minds and voice their opinions in public without fear of being … Continue reading

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We Got Lucky With Trump

Contributed by Arthur Ahrens of Branchport. Luck comes in two forms, and we got both! Trump’s four year rampage through out democracy was certainly bad luck. His unrelenting attacks on the press (FAKE NEWS), his terrible foreign policy (will NATO … Continue reading

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Robocalls

This was an interesting study. Here are some conclusions: To better understand how these unwanted callers operate, we monitored every phone call received to over 66,000 phone lines in our telephone security lab, the Robocall Observatory at North Carolina State University. We … Continue reading

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Two interesting interviews

She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 By Amanda H. Cronin and Alec Giufurta She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 … Continue reading

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My country, right or wrong …

Our Country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but right or wrong, our country! — Stephen Decatur Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it. — Mark Twain Children … Continue reading

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