By S.A. Miller - The Washington Times - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to start pulling the federal government out of K-12 education, following through on a campaign promise to return school control to state and local officials. The order dubbed the “Education Federalism Executive Order,” will launch a 300-day review of Obama-era regulations and guidance for school districts and directs Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to modify or repeal measures she deems an overreach by the federal government.
David Hogg has become the media darling of the Parkland shooting. And, while we don’t take any pleasure in bashing survivors of mass shootings, Hogg has since transformed himself into a political figure in his own right — one more than willing to bash anyone who disagrees with his view of the world and of gun control.
There is an old quotation that history doesn’t repeat itself, but it rhymes. For Americans, who have a unique and exceptional heritage, it is important that we remember the lessons of our past and engage with the first principles and ideas that have come before us. Just prior to his inauguration, President Donald Trump compared his movement to the one that brought Andrew Jackson to the White House in the early 19th century. And on Wednesday, he followed up on this commitment and will reportedly hang a portrait of Jackson in the Oval Office. “There hasn’t been anything like this since Andrew Jackson,” Trump said of his comparison to the seventh president. “Andrew Jackson? What year was Andrew Jackson? That was a long time ago.”
A few days ago I listened to this interview on YourVoice™ Radio. If you are anything like me you will be outraged. The interview was of Special Projects Director of…