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Yesterday Michael Badnarik posted an editorial complaint against excessive sexual innuendo in television commercials here. The past Libertarian candidate for US President obviously didn’t propose governmental censorship, but also didn’t really solve it either. I posted my response to his article there, and re-post it here: […]

absence minded

The headline article in today’s tiny-town local paper brags about the successful middle school program to reduce absences. The big photo at the top shows an administrator watching teens round a corner of a school building. He looks just like a corrections officer watching hourly movement of inmates from program to program to chow and to their cells. The building, like all central-school-model buildings in Idaho, is a big, expensive, windowless, escape-resistant blockhouse. The guard officer school administrator has the shaved head, FBI sunglasses and handheld radio as he stands apart watching the offenders inmates school children traverse their assigned routes. The main excitement in the article was the reduction in escapes absences. Much like in our prisons where a […]