Tuesday, March 26, 2024

“Tennessee Three” Fiasco Highlights The Inextricable Link Between Racism And Gun Violence.

April 18, 2023 by  
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Lee and his wife, Maria, were longtime friends of two of those who lost their lives at Covenant School: substitute teacher Cynthia Peak and headmistress Katherine Koontz. Peak was expected at the governor’s mansion for dinner with Maria Lee on the day of the shooting.

It should not take a personal connection to the victims of a massacre to move a public servant to take a stand against gun violence. But now that Lee has taken the first step, he must continue the journey and the legislature should follow.

Education & Politics; Is Brown Next?

November 14, 2022 by  
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One can only ask if  “racial neutrality” can ever be achieved or, more practically, if we must be about the work of correcting emerging or remaining vestiges of discrimination where we find them.   I’m left to wonder if, for this iteration of the Supreme Court, fifty years is an arbitrary expiration date for SCOTUS decisions that correct long-standing social ills. 

Our Youth Are Unprepared For Military Service.

September 22, 2022 by  
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When we have reports showing over 70% of our young Americans are unqualified to serve in the military, it weakens the potential workforce for businesses and national security.

Education 101; Book Bans Are An Attack On The Freedom To Read, Teach And Learn.

September 20, 2022 by  
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The MAGA movement’s attacks on teaching about racism and sexuality have led to what the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual Freedom has called an “astronomical” increase in challenges to books.

Education: The Teacher Shortage Is A Symptom Of A Greater Challenge.

August 29, 2022 by  
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There is a crisis in education, and the teacher shortage is one manifestation of the many ways that teachers and students are devalued as “educators” pursue a false and degrading narrative.

Spiritual Talk; Prayer in schools.

July 18, 2022 by  
Filed under Education, News, Politics, Religion, Weekly Columns

I pray for the day that more Christians will have as much zeal to fight for those whom Jesus called “the least of these” as they do for the right to publicly parade their piety.

Concerned Parents: Ask Your Children if They’ve Encountered a Drag Queen at School.

Tweet (Akiit.com) The world continues to change, and as a result, so do our social standards and norms. This change has been a part of the human experience and development since the dawn of creation. However, there are certain standards that have remained untouched, such as the protection of our children and the things they […]

Does America Still Have A Conscience?

June 7, 2022 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com)  To defeat any opponent, you must first understand your opponent. You must recognize your opponent’s strengths and weaknesses and be mindful of their strategies, especially their manner of attack that could be used against you. In sports competitions, multiple sides compete against each other to win a specific event. While the separate opponents […]

Cultural Marxists, white or black, are mental cases.

June 6, 2022 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It cannot be overstated: white liberal cultural-Marxists, (as if there could be a conservative cultural-Marxist) are surpassed for their baneful commonality only by their so-called black contemporaries. To which I might add: The crayon-color assignation of both groups is a grotesque malapropism. They’re neither white nor black; but they’re both thrilled to the […]

The Texas School Massacre Means Nothing to the Gun Lobby.

May 31, 2022 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The Texas school massacre was the latest in a familiar ritual. There’s a hideous massacre. It’s followed by loud calls from much of the public for Congress to do something and do something fast about passing tougher gun control legislation. The calls for action are backed up by polls that show again that […]

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