The Overseer or The Undertaker? – Making A Real Difference

Posted: February 9, 2017 in Uncategorized


SALT LAKE CITY — Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, defended Wednesday co-sponsoring a bill that seeks to do away with the U.S. Department of Education.

HR 899 was introduced Tuesday by Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Kentucky, and is composed of just one line: “The Department of Education shall terminate on December 31, 2018.” Chaffetz co-sponsored the bill along with six other representatives.

Chaffetz defended his position Wednesday, saying that states should decide how public schools are taught.

  1. But why does the ED exist in the first place? And why am I just realizing the ED is a relatively new thing?

    And, finally, why is it not obvious that out of 50 states some will do a worse job, so we better have some federal oversight on arguably the most important future commodity, an educated populace?

    • I suppose what you consider a worse thing, others would consider an improvement. Why should certain states not teach biblical creationism instead of established scientific consensus, if that’s what their legislatures want? What a time in which we live!

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