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Utilizing Our Best Natural Resources

by Paul Revere (Principles: -) - September 27, 2017

Goal(s) of Discussion: Could a set of fresh eyes with new ideas unburdened by the tired old political arguments, help make our environment better? Let's ask our children.

Fitting the Puzzle Pieces Together

by Hickory Jackson (Principles: Freedom and Privacy) - February 22, 2017

Goal(s) of Discussion: New homes are in demand but they can’t be built because of a shortage of skilled labor. If we can't solve this, we can't solve anything.

Diverse Schools For a Diverse Country

by Hickory Jackson (Principles: Freedom and Privacy) - February 07, 2017

Goal(s) of Discussion: Betsy DeVos couldn’t answer the traditional questions asked of Education Secretaries because they are the wrong questions. That makes her the right person to fix our failing education system.

Shrink the Department of Ed, Don't Grow It

by Tip The Canoe Harrison (Principles: Practicality, Newer Doesn't Mean Better) - August 31, 2016

Goal(s) of Discussion: They are called State Universities for a reason. If the Federal government wants them to be tuition free, then let the Feds start their own Federal Universities.

Meet The Funders Of The 2016 Campaign Promises

by Lynn B. Johnson (Principles: Power - use it or lose it) - August 16, 2016

Goal(s) of Discussion: If Hillary Clinton's tax increases do not pass Congress, or Donald Trump's tax cuts do not raise revenue, who will pay to repair our roads, bridges and tunnels? Hint: It won't be anyone currently eligible to vote.

Sensible Education Reform: Bigger Classes

by Paul Revere (Principles: -) - August 08, 2016

Goal(s) of Discussion: Using the same budget, how can we reform the education system?

Common Core, PARCC and Public Education: More Light, Less Heat

by Winston Churchill (Principles: Limited government, freedom is G-d's gift to us) - November 05, 2015

Goal(s) of Discussion: Everyone has a complaint with Common Core and PARCC. But since everyone is partly right, a common solution exists.