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Name: Pet Rock
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Hometown: TN, KY
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Shouldn't flint-lock muskets and pistols be the only legal weapons in the US of A?

If we all believed in constitutional originalism like some on our Supreme Court, then "arms" would mean only those arms available to citizens of the original 13 States in 1789 when the Constitution was finally ratified. That is, black powder and ball muskets and pistols.

What would Justices Thomas and Barrett say?.............

We're at a level of meanness and insanity now that should demand we revert back to only sticks and stones and even those would need to be strictly regulated.


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Educating ourselves and friends on Ukraine.

Good general info on Ukraine (history, stats & maps):

CIA World Factbook - Ukraine
Link: https://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/countries/ukraine/

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukraine

U.S. Dept. of State on Ukraine: https://www.state.gov/countries-areas/ukraine/

Ukraine Official Government Website: https://www.kmu.gov.ua/en

Office of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy official website: https://www.president.gov.ua/en/

A brief review of the geography of Ukraine:



Ukraine: Geography Overview
Geography King
Mar 1, 2022

TEXT:
A look at the geography of Ukraine and what the country was like prior to the Russian invasion. Hopefully things will return to a semblance of normalcy in as short of time as possible.

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Learn and enjoy!

KY.........

Help celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

Summary: https://nationaltoday.com/teacher-appreciation-week/

Teacher Appreciation Week is celebrated in the first full week of May, from May 1 through May 8 in 2022, and is when teachers get the extra credit they deserve. The big day is Teacher Appreciation Day on May 5, but teachers are just so great that they get a whole week to savor our appreciation. Whether you have a teacher, know a teacher, or are a teacher, there are endless ways to give a little extra support to teachers and teachers organizations. Teaching is known to be a time-consuming and challenging profession, so this week is our chance to say thank you to those that play or have played such a huge role in our lives. Who doesn’t have a fond memory of a teacher who inspired us in some way?

Teaching is one of the oldest professions – in 561BC, the first private teacher in history was one of the most learned men of all time, Confucius. In Ancient Greece, there was huge value placed on educating children, and in the 1600s the Pilgrims also placed a similar emphasis on the practice.

By the 19th century, politicians began to believe that education was needed for political order, and elementary through college education was widespread and public, and the need for teachers has been growing ever since!

Remarks by President Biden at the 2022 National and State Teachers of the Year Event
April 27, 2022

Link:https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/speeches-remarks/2022/04/27/remarks-by-president-biden-at-the-2022-national-and-state-teachers-of-the-year-event/

Exerpt:
Secretary — Secretary Cardona, thank you. And — and I want to thank Jill. Jill is the nation’s first First Lady to work full time as a professor — as a teacher. She taught high school and she teaches at a community college for a long time now.

We made a deal that — she was so — teaching is not what Jill does, it’s who she is, like most of you — who you are, what you believe. And so when we got elected — the presidency and as Vice President, as well — I suggested and she agreed fully that she should continue to teach. And people said, “What?” (Laughter.)

Well, she teaches 14 credits a semester at community college full time, and she does her job.


I think you will enjoy this video:


Thank a teacher, hug a teacher or send one a nice card. They need and deserve all the encouragement and gratitude they can get. I'm very grateful to have a smart, beautiful daugher who is an elementary school teacher and love expressing my appreciation to her often.

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Posted by KY_EnviroGuy | Wed May 4, 2022, 08:24 AM (1 replies)
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