Will Swaim: Garland’s attempts to silence parents nothing new for Californians

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You may know John Swett as California’s fourth superintendent of public instruction, the man who, at the height of the Civil War, made public schools tuition-free in California.  
What’s less well known is Swett’s weird contempt for families. Swett saw public schools as factories for the creation of people who, having “arrived at the age of maturity belong, not to the parents, but to the State, to society, to the country.

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Will Swaim: Garland’s attempts to silence parents nothing new for Californians

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!
You may know John Swett as California’s fourth superintendent of public instruction, the man who, at the height of the Civil War, made public schools tuition-free in California.  
What’s less well known is Swett’s weird contempt for families. Swett saw public schools as factories for the creation of people who, having “arrived at the age of maturity belong, not to the parents, but to the State, to society, to the country.

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Massive Migrant Caravan Begins Journey to U.S. from Mexico

Migrants take shelter in makeshift camp along the International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas, September 20, 2021. Picture taken with a drone. (Adrees Latif/Reuters)
Barely a month after over ten thousand Haitian migrants flooded Del Rio, Texas, overwhelming border personnel, a large migrant caravan has set off from from Mexico and begun its journey to the U.S, where many are expected to seek entry and settlement.

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Democrats Should Use Tax Code to Push Positive Change

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Multiple news outlets have reported that House Democrats are planning to raise the corporate tax rate to 26.5%, from its current rate of 21%, through the reconciliation process. The revenue raised from this increase will fund critical programs that benefit American families, like expanding the child tax credit and including hearing and dental coverage in Medicare.

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The Revolutionary Black Media Companies Shattering the Glass Ceiling

Last month, Telfar announced that its first duffle bag would be exclusively available through a QR code on its new 24/7 on-demand television service, Telfar TV. A satellite beaming the product over cellphones across the country—the QR code will flash for 60 seconds—allowed Telfar not only to introduce the new service, but also to reduce an exploitative secondhand market that could bot its way to dozens of bags and thousands of dollars with the tap of a key.
However, the move to 24/7 TV is still a curious one for Telfar Clemens’ Brooklyn-based genderless clothing company.

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The Revolutionary Black Media Companies Shattering the Glass Ceiling

Last month, Telfar announced that its first duffle bag would be exclusively available through a QR code on its new 24/7 on-demand television service, Telfar TV. A satellite beaming the product over cellphones across the country—the QR code will flash for 60 seconds—allowed Telfar not only to introduce the new service, but also to reduce an exploitative secondhand market that could bot its way to dozens of bags and thousands of dollars with the tap of a key.
However, the move to 24/7 TV is still a curious one for Telfar Clemens’ Brooklyn-based genderless clothing company.

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OMG, I Want This House: Venice, Italy

Casa Codussi, Siena, Italy (Merrion Charles): If you’re finally planning a visit to Venice after a long two years going nowhere special, you are required to do it right. That means packing your finest runway looks, making only the best dinner reservations, and, most importantly, staying in an authentic palazzo that will make you feel like the last reigning Doge of Venice. Enter Casa Codussi, the palace of your travel dreams.

Courtesy Merrion Charles

Let’s get one of the most impressive stats out of the way first: 36. That is the number of windows in Casa Codussi.

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OMG, I Want This House: Venice, Italy

Casa Codussi, Siena, Italy (Merrion Charles): If you’re finally planning a visit to Venice after a long two years going nowhere special, you are required to do it right. That means packing your finest runway looks, making only the best dinner reservations, and, most importantly, staying in an authentic palazzo that will make you feel like the last reigning Doge of Venice. Enter Casa Codussi, the palace of your travel dreams.

Courtesy Merrion Charles

Let’s get one of the most impressive stats out of the way first: 36. That is the number of windows in Casa Codussi.

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The World’s Most Hated Architect Created One Hell of a Library

“Bleeds you dry.” “Exuberantly shallow… kitsch.” “Such arrogance.” “An epic boondoggle.” “A one-trick pony.”
That’s just a sample of the invective directed at one of the world’s most famous architects—Santiago Calatrava. While beloved by many for his edgy, gravity-defying, and photogenic works, he’s also probably the world’s most hated architect.

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White House Once Again Delays Release of JFK Assassination Documents

Secret government files relating to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy were supposed to be released by next week. But now President Joe Biden has postponed the release once again, this time blaming delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The documents will now be released in two batches, one later this year and a larger one late next year, Biden said in a White House memo.

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