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Don Amend

The Constitution requires that the president report to Congress on the way things are going in the good old USA once every year, and Tuesday night, Barack Obama did just that.

I suspect most, if not all, readers of this column have put Christmas behind them.

It’s always interesting when people use events from history to make a point about something happening today.

A long time ago, around 1970, I clipped a cartoon from a newspaper.

This week is American Education Week, so, as an antique teacher, I feel compelled to comment on the subject, based on my half century of intimate involvement in public education.

As a child of World War II, born in 1944, I have a special interest in that era.

It’s pretty common for us old geezers to look askance at the younger generations.

 

It’s been interesting — well, maybe that’s not quite the right word — to read about the protests people have raised over the current government shutdown.

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