Tag Archives: District 12 Schools

Barack Obama is your president

COLORADO SPRINGS- The superintendent of District 12 schools announced Friday that Barack Obama’s address to schoolchildren on Tuesday will not be shown in his district’s schools. I’m no defender of this president, but I have to ask, what possible rationale … Continue reading

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Swine Flu in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS- When the swine flu hits the fan, contrary to all earlier scaremongering, H1N1 is no scatological disaster. I have an example: Without even looking, we know of two confirmed cases of swine flu in Colorado Springs School District … Continue reading

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Reenacting wars of colonial imperialism

COLORADO SPRINGS, 1776. District 12 elementary school 5th graders reenacted a couple Revolutionary War battles, where the heretofore unstoppable Red Coats fought in vain to crush the American insurgency. Aided by Awakening Councils of British Loyalists, the English troops threw … Continue reading

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Elementary school reenactment of failed suppression of colonial insurgency

COLO. SPRINGS- Last Friday D-12 fifth graders fought the Battle of Saratoga in a private park adjacent Broadmoor Elementary School. Their reenactment meant to teach the horrors of war, and to have fun.   The young British occupation troops in … Continue reading

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