Saturday, October 15, 2011

Seperate Church and State

Indiana is using tax payers’ money to support religion.  The government is using educational reform to fund a back door effort to support religious schools.  This year, Indiana will allow 7,500 students to obtain a voucher from their local district to fund their tuition at a private school.  Out of the 36 schools that have accepted students, 31 of them are religious schools. Next year the number of students eligible for a voucher will rise to 15,000 and the following year there will be no limit.

I’ve always opposed the voucher system because it is primarily a method to allow rich people to get a discount on their private education.  Furthermore it makes no sense to take more money away from public schools that are all ready underfunded.  But, I really object to funding religious schools.  Public schools educate everyone.  Religious schools pick and chose their students and then brain wash in their religious bigotry. 

When I am King, I’ll outlaw the voucher system.  Religious schools will still be able to exist, but they will be “separate” from the government.  That’s the way our founders indented it to be.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Hug a Liberal

Some where along the line, the term liberal became a dirty word.  Even our liberal leaders refer to themselves as "progressives".  If you listen to any of the Republican candidates you would think liberals are godless killers of the economy.  The truth be known, liberals have always been the ones looking after the well being of the everyday people, while the conservatives only care about money, especially other people's money.  Here are just a few reasons you should hug a liberal.
  • If you have ever breathed clean air or drank clean water, hug a liberal
  • If you haven't been lynched because of the color of your skin, hug a liberal
  • If you have ever used Medicare, hug a liberal
  • If you've ever driven on an interstate highway, hug a liberal
  • If you don't live an an overpopulated third world slum, or just think birth control is a good idea, hug a liberal.
  • If your family benefited from the GI Bill of Rights, hug a liberal
  • If you're are glad the the Nazis don't control half of the world, hug a liberal
  • If you've ever visited a national park, hug a liberal
  • If you haven't been tortured to death in a religious inquisition, hug a liberal.
In short, if you've ever enjoyed anything of the post-stone age world, you have a liberal to thank.  When I am King and someone calls me a liberal, I am going to say "Thank You"!