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A Republic If You Can Keep It

The story goes that Benjamin Franklin was approached by a woman as he left the Constitutional Convention (1, 2). She asked, “What have you given us?” Franklin is said to have replied, “A republic, if you can keep it.” This exchange was common knowledge 50 years or so ago, as commonly taught to schoolchildren as […] Continue reading

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Government Schools Produce Ignorance As Revealed By Jaywalking July 4

Recently, we’ve run a series of posts responding to a misleading article in the July 4 edition of the Lincoln Journal Star. One of those posts was entitled Is Ignorance Bliss? No. Ignorance is Ignorance. It addressed the problems inherent in our education system – people don’t know history anymore. For at least the past […] Continue reading

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GiN Series Refuting the Flawed July 4th Article on the Founders

We’ve recently posted a series inspired by a Lincoln Journal Star on July 4 entitled
“Whose side are the Founding Fathers on?”

Part One: “The Founding? Move Along Folks, Nothing to See There. Onward Progress!”
Part one points out that the author of the LJS article attempts to appear […] Continue reading

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