Lew Rockwell has suggested a major change in how we educate our young: End public education, at least as an experiment in a few communities, and see real education take place.

What would happen if a state decided to try an alternative to what has been practiced since compulsory Prussian-style government education was introduced in American in the early 19th century? If eliminating public in favor of private education were tried just as an experiment for a few school districts in America, no great harm could result — and it might very well do a great deal of good.

In the process of providing the world with improved transportation, Henry Ford accelerated the automotive industry, was a factor in the United States’ industrial growth and provided us a “freedom machine.”

Police in the south Urals region of Russia are investigating the discovery of the remains of 248 pre-born babies in a forest near Nevyansk, a town on the slopes of the Ural Mountains.

Hercules Industries in Colorado is a family company and it offers good jobs and generous benefits to its employees. But it does not want the federal government compelling it to act against the conscience of its owners.

Wheaton College, an Illinois school considered by many to be the leading higher education institution in the evangelical community, has joined the throng of religious organizations — including Washington D.C.-based Catholic University of America — suing to overturn the Obama Administration’s contraception mandate. The mandate, part of the “Obamacare” socialized health plan, requires that employers, including non-church religious organizations, provide free contraception — including abortion inducing drugs — with their employee health plans.

 

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