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Can you imagine sending your children to school to be taught by a teacher who can’t sign her name?  Would you be confident filling a prescription from a doctor who didn’t know how to sign it? If you made a legal agreement with a business enterprise, would you trust an unsigned contract ? These questions may seem preposterous to you, but these and many other examples of people in every walk of life unable to sign their own names is about to become a reality. So-called “experts” have decided that after thousands of years, cursive writing is unnecessary for young students learning to type... (Read More ...)

You can’t help learning every detail about the lives of the Kardashian family. If you are one of the few who don’t know who the Kardashian sisters (or their mother, brother, or other relatives) are, they are ubiquitous reality television stars. It’s impossible to escape news about any reality television star. The latest gossip relating who said what, did what, or gave what to whom is broadcast twenty-four hours a day, analyzed in countless blog posts and tweets, and literally shouted from the housetops. In contrast, news about the true achievers in our society is often hard to find. You... (Read More ...)

Can your children say or sing “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious? If they can, they’ve probably enjoyed the Walt Disney film Mary Poppins, starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke.  Audiences today are flocking to see Saving Mr. Banks, starring  Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers, the author of the classic book on which the musical film was based, and Tom Hanks as Walt Disney himself. Although the film was originally released in 1964, it speaks to children of every generation with it sprightly tunes and amusing lyrics. The word “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” wasn’t a real word;... (Read More ...)