Politics

Little Akio

The teacher said, “Let’s begin by reviewing some American History. Who said ‘Give me Liberty , or give me Death’?“ She saw a sea of blank faces, except for Little Akio, a bright foreign exchange student from Japan, who had his hand up: “Patrick Henry, 1775,” he said. “Very good! — Who said, ‘Government of…

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Tennessee Football

This statement was read over the PA system at the football game at Roane County High School, Kingston, Tennessee by school Principal, Jody McLeod: It has always been the custom at Roane County High School football games, to say a prayer and play the National Anthem, to honor God and Country. Due to a recent…

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When an Immigrant becomes an American

by Theodore Roosevelt 1907 In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or…

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I cross border, poor and broke …

I cross border, poor and broke,Take bus, see employment folk.Nice man treat me good in there,Say I need to see welfare. Welfare say, “You come no more,We send cash right to your door.”Welfare checks, they make you wealthy,Medicaid it keep you healthy! By and by, I got plenty money,Thanks to you, American dummy.Write to friends…

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Arrogance of Authority

The DEA officer stops at a ranch in Texas, and talks with an old rancher. He tells the rancher, “I need to inspect your ranch for illegally grown drugs.” The rancher says, as he points out the location, “Okay , but don’t go in that field over there.” The DEA officer verbally explodes saying, “Mister, …

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To the students and faculty of our high school

“I am your new  principal, and honored to be so.  There is no greater calling than to  teach young people. I would like to  apprise you of some important changes coming to our school. I am making  these changes because I am convinced that most of the ideas that have  dominated public education in America…