Category Archives: Education

Pop-Up Tea Parties Scheduled

Pop-Up Tea Parties scheduled for Wednesday October 17, and Friday October 19 in front of Kerr Drug on Georgia Road from 12 Noon to 1 PM. Continue reading

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Hillsdale College – Constitution 201 – On-line Course

Hillsdale College is offering another FREE on-line course on the US Constitution.

Constitution 201: “The Progressive Rejection of the Founding and the Rise of Bureaucratic Despotism.” Continue reading

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Alta Young – Letter to Editor – August 17, 2012

An excellent letter to the editor appearing in the August 17, 2012, issue of The Franklin Press written by Alta Young.

Those weekly unemployment numbers put out by the Obama administrations’ Bureau of Labor Statistics never add up. And the liberal media never does report the true unemployment rate that is much closer to 15 percent.

The administration somehow manages to find millions of people that are out of the labor force because they are discouraged about finding work, and are therefore not counted as unemployed. Where do they come up with these numbers? Continue reading

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Constitution 101 – Hillsdale College

Hillsdale College is presenting an on-line course titled “Constitution 101: The Meaning and History of the U.S. Constitution” starting February 20, 2012. It will consist of 10 on-line lectures with suggested readings, study guide, etc. It will be like a regular college course although it will be aimed at just the average citizen trying to relearn facts about the U.S. Constitution. Continue reading

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Mountain Patriots Caused Teachers to Lose Jobs!

Mr. John deVille, a teacher of history and philosophy at Franklin High School, and a local officer of the NC Association of Educators, the NC “teachers’ union,” wrote an article appearing on the NCAE web site which is reproduced below. … Continue reading

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Call for action – Gail Chapman

Folks, we need to educate, communicate and motivate and we only have 14 months. I firmly believe in the power of one. Each one of us can be a very powerful, local force. How badly do you want to win elections in 2012? The closer we get to election day, the more close-minded many people will become. Now is the time to enlighten people with the truth. Now is the time to open their eyes to the incompetence of the present administration in DC. Continue reading

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