The problem with schools

By: Diane Benjamin Start with what most people would agree with: Students should to be taught how to think, not what to think. That means the cultural and political views of teachers should never enter the classroom. If your kids know who their teacher voted for, where they stand on abortion, or what activism they […]

History Friday

Sorry, I’ve been sidetracked away from history for way too long. Since February is Black History month and much of Black History has been erased by progressives, here’s a story you probably don’t know. A former black slaved named Jack Sisson was a hero of the Revolutionary War. In case you forgot, that war won […]

History Friday

By: Diane Benjamin This is something I have wanted to do for a LONG time. We aren’t being taught our founding documents which allows threats freedom. We have people attempting to steal liberty and too many who don’t understand why America is different from every other country. Here we believe in the individual not some […]

$15 minimum wage disaster

By:  Diane Benjamin Democrats have lost their minds: High school kids will never have a job again.  Businesses aren’t going to pay $15 an hour to a kid who has never worked before.   They have to be trained to show up on time and actually work the entire time they are clocked in for.  They […]

Good news for Thanksgiving

We live in a great country where everyday acts of kindness largely go unreported.  I hope these stories prove Americans are still the most generous and caring people on earth. Good Samaritan returns wallet left on Frontier flight, adds money to it just because http://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/us-world-news/good-samaritan-returns-wallet-left-on-frontier-flight-adds-money-to-it-just-because Soldier Says A Stranger’s Christmas Card Got Him Through Vietnam. […]

Nice Pantagraph

By:  Diane Benjamin Today the paper has a cool graph showing City of Bloomington budgets for the last 10 years.  I recapped the same info here:     https://blnnews.com/2018/03/08/bloomington-budget-workshop-saturday/ See the Pantagraph graph here – bottom of the story: http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/government-and-politics/council-eyes-business-fees-overdue-parking-fines-to-balance-budget/article_b1dd3a23-7b7c-50aa-8f9e-30046a7375a9.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-1 Instead of pretending spending is up over 10 years, they should have marked on the graph […]

Beware: It’s Our Moment in Time

by: Norm Lenhart Everyone, I know we all have opinions on this and mine is no more special than your own. But I ask you all to think seriously on the following and the deeper implications of it: From the dawn of recorded history, the story of mankind, in all it’s aspects, is a series […]