At the request of Representative George Miller, a Democrat from California, in April 2008, a hearing was held before the House Committee on Education and Labor on “Child Abuse and Deceptive Marketing by Residential Programs for Teens.” Addressing the hearing’s chairman Miller in a letter, Jill Ohanesian-Ryan wrote that her daughter was admitted to what they understood to be a “therapeutic boarding school” called Hidden Lake Academy (HLA) in Dahlonega, Georgia.
Equally concerning is the vituperative tone of online culture. If some alien power wanted to undermine our civil society, it could hardly do better than to simply let people vent at one another across the 24/7 open-mic night that is the internet.
Lots of voters will consider Donald Trump a successful leader, pussy-grabbing be damned, if, next April, they pay slightly less money at the end of the year or get a credit they didn’t qualify for before. However, don’t be surprised if those same people are railing about the poor quality of schools, the potholes in their roads, the poisoned water in their pipes, and the lack of policemen on the beat that came as a result.