“God Bless” To be banned in Florida School District

World Net Daily reports that a Florida school district, under pressure from the ACLU, is looking at banning the salutation “God Bless” and suggests that they replace it with “Good Luck”.

This is an excellent article.  I suggest that you read it.

The Continuing Collapse

By Dr. Bruce Shortt

Exposing Government Schools: The Youth Ministry of the State Church  of Secular Humanism
May, Anno Domini 2010
“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it, and then misapplying the wrong remedies.”

(Groucho Marx)

“If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner.”

H.L. Mencken

“Surrender is essentially an operation by means of which we set out explaining instead of acting.”

Charles Peguy

“He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers.”

Charles Peguy


The caption, as some may notice, is a play on the title of an existentialist/postmodern novel by Czech novelist Milan Kundera.

So, just what is the “Unbearable Lightness of Being”?

From an existentialist point of view, we have only one life to live. Consequently, our lives and decisions are ultimately insignificant. This is the “lightness” of being. On the other hand, we want our lives to have transcendent significance, which makes the “lightness” of being “unbearable”. Read more

Islamic Charter Schools in Utah

The Deseret News in Salt Lake City published a nine page article that I found to be totally engrossing. You can read it here.  A charter school was set up as just another charter school, but with an international focus.  Over time the American teachers noticed that more and more Turkish men were being hired as teachers and flown into the country.  The governing board was almost entirely made up of Turkish men and they voted in a block.  American teachers were getting passed over for promotions.

A lengthy investigation, performed by American teachers who just wanted to know what was going on, showed that dozens of schools were all connected to a single Turkish Islamic preacher.

Wow, what an amazing web they had to navigate.  I recommend you read it.