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April 13, 2010

Opposing view on education: Teach founding principles

Don McLeroy:

For a free society, history is everything. Thus, the greatest problem facing America today is that we have forgotten what it means to be an American.

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On July 4, 1776, Thomas Jefferson charted the course for a new nation: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights." Abraham Lincoln declared that we were "a new nation, conceived in Liberty" and "the last best hope of earth." Ronald Reagan observed: "Freedom and the dignity of the individual have been more available and assured here than any other place on earth."

Posted by Jim Zellmer at April 13, 2010 1:04 AM
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