Quora question: "Why is the United States so messed up right now in 2021?"

My answer:100+ years of “public education” has produced the electorate we have today. Too many people can’t reason, have no coherent philosophy, have no knowledge of actual history (only “social justice” history), have been taught that Western Civilization is the root of all evil in the world, etc. It started in the very early 1900’s, driven by the wealthy industrialists to set up a system that would produce a two-tiered output - the actually educated sons & daughters of the elite who would be ...
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LA County: More coronavirus vaccination appointments available this week

Los Angeles County officials said Sunday, Jan. 24, that appointments are available this week at the county’s five large coronavirus vaccination centers at Magic Mountain, the Pomona Fairplex, Cal State Northridge, the Forum in Inglewood and the County Office of Education in Downey. Appointments can be booked at Residents who receive their first dose of the vaccine at a county-run large capacity vaccination site will be provided t...
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Why Clarity is Key for Reverse Mortgage Post-Death Issues

Death is always a disruptive occurrence, and in the realm of financial planning, it can be a critical point at which surviving heirs need to make some key decisions regarding the fate of a decedent’s estate and assets. For someone who had a reverse mortgage on his or her home at the time of death, the actions of heirs can be very consequential in the financial futures of their own family, as well as the strength of the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program in some cases, which is one of...
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Farewell Allen Thompson: A fighter for education

M&G education editor Bongekile Macupe honours the legacy of the late president of the National Teachers’ Union The post Farewell Allen Thompson: A fighter for education appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Reading aloud in the early years is crucial

Fewer children are in early childhood development centres now than in the past 18 years, which means scores are bereft of meals, safety, and early learning opportunities The post Reading aloud in the early years is crucial appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Affordable Dupes for the Trendiest Winter Coats Right Now

These are the top ten styles that have been trending this winter.
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Welsh language centre partners with Duolingo in million speaker goal

Online course being used to help reach government target was created after letter to the GuardianAn online language course created five years ago following a letter published in the Guardian is to be used to help reach a government target of a million Welsh speakers by 2050.Duolingo launched its Welsh language course in January 2016 and so far more than 1.5 million people around the world have been taught through it. Continue reading...
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"Surge of Student Suicides Pushes Las Vegas Schools to Reopen/Firmly linking teen suicides to school closings is difficult, but..."

"... rising mental health emergencies and suicide rates point to the toll the pandemic lockdown is taking" — NYT headline.  Even in normal circumstances, suicides are impulsive, unpredictable and difficult to ascribe to specific causes. The pandemic has created conditions unlike anything mental health professionals have seen before, making causation that much more difficult to determine. But Greta Massetti, who studies the effects of violence and trauma on children at the C.D.C., said there was...
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Siblings, sharing, what if?

Siblings page, new sound file, general clean-up Sharing, new images and links Added photos and links to page on considering "What would happen if..." photo (a link) by Karen James [Author: Sandra Dodd]
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