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High School Administration Teaches Student Journalists Valuable Lesson: We Will Censor You Early And Often

Did you do high school journalism way back in the day when you had to do layout with a knife and the hot glue roller thing, or was that just us? SHUT UP WE ARE NOT THAT OLD. High school journalism has gotten downright good looking in the Internet era and apparently also got hard-hitting, which is a lot different than when we had to do fluff columns on the football teams. Some students in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, did a piece for their school newspaper on rape, rape jokes, and rape culture. This seems like a good thing for the high school newspaper to tackle, right? And they actually did it in a respectful, sensitive, interesting, relevant way, but because you should learn early on that life is terrible, they got in trouble with the administration rather than getting praise. Read more on High School Administration Teaches Student Journalists Valuable Lesson: We Will Censor You Early And Often…
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Sunday Bloody NYT Sunday: Special Tips For The Wealthy Edition

TRIGGER WARNING AND SPOILER ALERT: Both Maureen Dowd and Thomas Friedman appear to be on vacation and did not drop any pearls of wisdom all over this week’s Sunday New York Times. We are disappoint. Still here, though: Ross Douthat, so we’ll get by, God willing. Also, too, there are many things about Halloween, all of which we will ignore except to note that indeed if we did have a child we would dress it like an evil Chucky doll because otherwise what is the point of raising children? Read more on Sunday Bloody NYT Sunday: Special Tips For The Wealthy Edition…
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Patriotic Children’s Book Here To Rescue Your Child From Socialism

Are little Jimmy and Janie coming home from school with a bunch of godless socialist ideas about “redistributing toys to other kids who haven’t had a turn” and “waiting in communist bread lines to go out to recess?”  If you are worried this kind of Soviet indoctrination is taking hold of your youngster in our nation’s underfunded miniature socialist learning labs, well then, the Internet has a thing for you. “One Nation Under God: A Book for Little Patriots” is an actual book (remember those?) for parents to read to their kids in case they noticed God and gun rights weren’t mentioned enough times in their civics homework. Let’s take a peek at our lessons! Read more on Patriotic Children’s Book Here To Rescue Your Child From Socialism…