"One of the saddest lessons of history..." (Carl Sagan) (aintnogod.com)
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65% of Public School 8th Graders Not Proficient in Reading; 67% Not Proficient in Math by dcjogger in news
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By the time the average American student enters the 8th grade, he/she has had 9,360 hours of "education." We would be a nation of geniuses if the goal of schooling was education.
College writing seminar will tell profs to not grade based on quality of writing in order to fight 'white language supremacy' by SundogsPlace in SundogsPlace
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Next....the grammar nazi trials in Nuremberg. All those that have used the FTFY tag will be thoroughly investigated.
Here is a full list of all 40 currently-serving US congresspeople who have dual citizenship with Israel by magnora7 in Collusion
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Maybe that is the reason so much American tax money is given to Israel, a citizen of Israel potentially benefits from an influx of money, and they are citizens.
How is it that an elected official that decides legislation does not have to disclose any dual citizenship? Not only are members of congress not required to disclose dual citizenship, they are protected from FOIA inquiries to protect their privacy.
I am everyone by Dr_Funkenstein in SaidIt
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So, it's possible that you are me.
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They should, but they seem to find the best loopholes.
"Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy." — Howard W. Newton by magnora7 in quotes
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I think when approaching a statement which you feel is not factual, the goal should be to enlighten and not to invalidate. No one likes to be told their opinion or statement is wrong, they then feel the need to defend. State things in a way that doesn't attack the person/statement, and isn't being said to inflate one's own ego. And be open to the fact that you might be wrong.