Veteran’s Day ~ Remembrance

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“FOR TOO LONG, TOO MANY OF US HAVE PAID SCANT ATTENTION TO THE SACRIFICE OF A BRAVE FEW IN OUR MIDST.  IT IS UNHEALTHY FOR A NATION TO BECOME DETACHED FROM THOSE WHO SECURE IT.”_______Howard Schultz, author of For Love of Country

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I first want to give my personal THANK YOU to each and every veteran that fights for peace and freedom!!!  I tear up and become speechless at the mere sight of any one of you!!

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 Here in the United States of America we do our best to convey our gratitude to these men and women for giving so much of themselves for our safety on this day.  In such nations as: Canada, New Zealand, Australia, England, India, Mauritius, South Africa and many in Europe, a day set aside is called Remembrance Day and was recently observed.

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Our fellow blogger @ Parent Rap led me to this –  100 Ways…

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Education at the Speed of Profit

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ITT Technical Institute was hardly a fly-by-night operation. After 50 years in business as a for-profit technical school it was forced to close down after losing its accreditation and, shortly afterwards, eligibility for federal student loans. It’s merely the latest blow to the for-profit education market after the closing of Corinthian Colleges in 2015 and the dramatic paring back of the previously aggressive University of Phoenix.

Is there a future in for-profit education? Does the free market work, or should education be entirely run by and for the public?

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Mistaken identity

Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

Do I have to be someone
to draw your kind attention
should my looks need to dazzle
style, verve, never frazzle
why I require expensive clothing
or admire expressive loathing
for all minions in daily grunt
To seek audience I need a stunt
always wanted aloof, blunt
though my language requires perfection
to your’s, world’s satisfaction
even when I am obscene, utter profanity
get into a fit, declare insanity
humbleness never comes near to pass
always hanging out with top brass
cool dudes and dames flavour
resolve issues without labour
a saviour of the world you seek
I am afraid, of someone else you speak
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