Letters to the Editor
"Ours is not to reason why; ours is to do or die."
The public is not bound by this soldier's lament: no one should accept governance without being allowed to reason why.
For instance, it was reported that Illinois lawmakers were befuddled about how to equalize district expenditures for education. Current per pupil-year costs ranged from $25,289 in Seneca to $6,016 in Paris.
Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing (mayor for life) recently stated "Carle does not pay its taxes."
I do not believe this statement is correct. I request the MFL to show evidence that Carle has not paid the taxes it is legally requited to pay.
Zach Trueblood, in his Dec. 10 letter, excoriates the Common Core State Standards because they require testing, represent government intervention, and were hastily written by noneducators who have "likely never" been in a classroom.
The recent editorial, "Rolling Stone gathered no facts" said that (Rolling Stone magazine) needs to explain itself. Indeed. it does. The N-G said the magazine and the UVA president need to get their facts straight. Indeed they do.
People love the lie. They love living in the lie. Such is the case with the recent race-baiting cases.
Michael Brown was not killed for being black. He had just stolen high-value cigars used for smoking marijuana. During the encounter with the Ferguson, Mo., police officer, he tried to take the officer's gun.