Beating the Patriotism Into Our Youth

We’ll make them like it, whether they like it or not

Photo by Timothy Eberly on Unsplash

For Americans, it is football season once again, and once again we are bound to hear the clamor over standing for the National Anthem. Colin Kaepernick’s decision to take a knee on September 1, 2016, and the firestorm of debate that followed, has forever turned standing or not standing for the Star Spangled…

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John Egelkrout

John Egelkrout

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I am a teacher in an inner-city alternative school and work a small hobby farm with my wife. I write about politics, education, and social issues.