In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


Harvard Protestors Label DeVos a “White Supremacist”

Well, apparently intelligence is no longer one of the criteria used by Harvard for admissions. Protestors stood up at a speech by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at the university, suggesting her support for charter schools makes her a racist because the effort to provide more educational opportunities for children harms public schools. Actually, charter schools provide a precious chance for both minority and white kids to

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Betsy DeVos Booed at Historically Black College Commencement

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos today was booed and some students turned their backs as she attempted to give speak at the graduation ceremony at Bethune-Cookman University, an historically black college in Daytona Beach. “Let’s choose to hear each other out,” DeVos said as she strained to be heard, according to Politico. “We can choose to listen, be respectful and continue to learn from each other’s

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Video || Trump Surprises Students, DeVos, by Showing Up at Education Event

This is cute. Watch as President Trump and Vice President Pence suddenly materialize behind Education Secretary Betsy DeVos during an event on school choice. Trump seems to be serious about expanding children’s access to better schools. And in Betsy DeVos, he has a fighter who is not afraid to take the arrows that slung at her by the moribund education establishment that wants to preserve

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Protesters Try to Block Betsy DeVos

Some call it “community organizing.” Others call it “mob rule.” From the Washington Examiner: DeVos reportedly did make it into the building, where she was meeting with teachers union officials. But after, an advance team going to a second school in southwest D.C. that DeVos was expected to visit was blocked by protesters. The chanting protesters locked arms and wouldn’t allow a vehicle enter the

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