Thursday, July 08, 2010

An analogy for the Fourth

If you want to know where your cow last stood, head for the circle of flies. If you want to know where your incumbent congressman stands on the Fourth, head for the circle of military jets -- ironically called flybys.

Like flies to cow patties, so are flybys to the DC equivalent.

The empire began when the military replaced liberty on the Fourth.

Monday, July 05, 2010

Is support of public education a fundamental duty?

According to musicman over at Save the Hilliard Schools, it is.

His proposition is this: Voter support for publics education is a fundamental duty.

But what is a fundamental duty? And why is public education necessarily so?