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Thirty Years of Living on the Dole Ends for the Ethanol Industry

Thirty Years of Living on the Dole Ends for the Ethanol Industry

Convincing the federal government to end wasteful spending programs is usually about as easy as getting a crocodile to sit still so he can have his teeth brushed. Once the government starts subsidizing some kind of private interest or industry, those who benefit from this largesse will do everything in their power to keep those handouts coming. Because there is no money to be raised or votes to be gained in ending a government program, these efforts usually succeed, and the wasteful spending then continues indefinitely.

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Composting: Practical and Educational

Composting: Practical and Educational

You probably encounter teachable moments on a daily basis as a homeschooling parent. Being self-sufficient lends itself to a wealth of opportunities for teaching your children about science, math, language, and history. Composting is one of those great chances for ...

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Homeschooling the LD Child

Homeschooling the LD Child

One of the fastest growing reasons that parents turn to homeschooling is to help their learning disabled child. More and more parents are growing dissatisfied with the learning environment that their child encounters in a traditional school. Learning disabled children ...

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What Death Does to Debt

What Death Does to Debt

Debt is a problem that haunts many of us for our entire lives. We rack it up when we are young and spend an eternity trying to pay it off. For those of us who bought homes or tried to ...

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Getting Your Child Excited About Reading

Getting Your Child Excited About Reading

Reading is the most basic academic skill that your child will learn. It is the first and the most important. Without the ability to read and read well, she will not be able to succeed academically or at much of ...

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