Archive for March 11th, 2017

Constitution Check: How free are students to comment on public policy issues?

Constitution Check: How free are students to comment on public policy issues?

on March 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

Lyle Denniston looks at a recent free speech case involving students and why the Supreme Court itself has never deviated from the teaching moment that was the Tinker decision. THE STATEMENTS AT ISSUE: “Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District is known throughout the school law community as the high-water mark of student free speech rights….This case is not Tinker.  […]

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When it comes to CON’s, Money is not an object in government.

When it comes to CON’s, Money is not an object in government.

on March 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Local News, National News, State News

There has been this growing fascination again with publicly funded broadband networks, and for God’s sake, I don’t understand why. If history has taught us anything, it is that private-sector investment, like most anything else, is to be preferred strongly in building telecommunications networks. Of course, I have been discussing this issue for what seems to be an eternity and there is […]

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Trivial Pursuits

Trivial Pursuits

on March 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness. —2 Peter 1:3 A number of years ago I was in the library of a prestigious university. As I walked among the bookshelves, I happened to pass by a row of small cubicles set aside for study and spied a student reading a Bugs Bunny […]

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Quote for Today March 11

Quote for Today March 11

on March 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

“The value of liberty was thus enhanced in our estimation by the difficulty of its attainment, and the worth of characters appreciated by the trial of adversity.” George Washington George Washington (letter to the people of South Carolina, Circa  (1790) Reference: Maxims of George Washington, Schroeder, ed. (16); original The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Fitzpatrick, ed., vol. 31 (67) TO THE PEOPLE […]

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March 11th In History

March 11th In History

on March 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 11 is the 70th day of the year (71st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 295 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Aengus the Culdee Alberta of Agen Aurea of San Millán Constantine Blessed John Righi Sophronius of Jerusalem Vindician Johnny Appleseed Day (United States) Moshoeshoe Day (Lesotho) Reestablishment of […]

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