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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2016, file photo, people stand on the steps of the Supreme Court at sunset in Washington.  (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, file) **FILE**

Apathy, ignorance for First Amendment attack our freedoms

Our ignorance and apathy have placed the entire "American experiment" in grave jeopardy. An annual national First Amendment celebration could be a critical step in educating and inspiring our citizenry to preserve our nation by protecting our freedom.

FILE - In this July 13, 2015 file photo, visitors wearing safety vests and hardhats begin a tour of the Destiny Charter Middle School in Tacoma, Wash. The school opened later in 2015. All told, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given about $25 million to the Washington State Charter Schools Association, and since 2006, philanthropists and their private foundations and charities have given almost half a billion dollars to similar groups, according to an Associated Press analysis of tax filings and Foundation Center data.(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file)

Public school conundrum

- The Washington Times

Overseers of public charters tighten the screws on accountability. Are overseers of traditional public schools doing the same?

Daniel Snyder, majority owner of the Washington Redskins

Let's go Dan Snyder, let's go!

- The Washington Times

The key to any new stadium, as you know, is the owner, and in the case of the Washington Redskins that owner is Dan Snyder, who was reared as a Redskins fan. So, with the 'Skins making so many blunders on and off the field, it's time to wonder: Does Mr. Snyder dream the big dream?