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OP-Ed: DEATH TO SHEFF – Fallacious School Integration Plan Is Running Out Of White People        

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The Earth shook on March 12.

The Hartford Courant, armed with mountains of statistical and anecdotal evidence, published the first in a series of articles that confirmed what most Hartford parents have known for 20 years: that the Sheff v. ONeill plan for desegregating Hartford Public Schools is racist to the core.

Yes, folks, Sheff is the embodiment of the very sickness it was intended to cure and its all laid out right there in the Courant.

The articles, perhaps the Courants best reporting in well more than a decade, dont come right out and say, Sheff is ...

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Op-Ed – Mayor Bronin To Hartford’s School Children: Drop Dead

 

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David Medina/CT Latino News

         

Its official. It came right from the horses mouth.

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin plans to balance the citys budget on the backs of its schoolchildren, a clear majority of whom are Latino.

 Gov. Dannel Malloy had no sooner proposed to increase state education funding by $230 million, including $38.1 million to Hartford, as the neediest school district of all, when Bronin told a CT Mirror reporter at Malloys budget address that he would raid the school systems share of that money and use it to hold off the citys plunge into bankruptcy.    

 Hartford ...

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Op-Ed: Trump’s Border Wall Attacks Wrong Immigration Crisis

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Today, President Donald Trump will reportedly issue an executive order to begin construction of a wall along the U.S-Mexico border. The long-awaited move follows through on one of Trump’s most visible campaign promises.

It’s also a big mistake. Not only would a wall be outrageously expensive — estimates range as high as $14 billion (and no, Mexico won’t pay for it) — but a wall is misguided because it addresses the exact wrong problem. The biggest immigration crisis facing the country has nothing to do with Mexicans illegally crossing the border. Instead, it’s that hundreds of thousands of Central Americans are fleeing brutal violence and extreme ...

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