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Letter: Ben Franklin was right

October 5, 2013

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To the editor:

I think it was Ben Franklin who once said “You either build schools or you build prisons.” In Kansas with the defunding of education and the proposed expansion of the El Dorado state prison that certainly seems like a prophecy foretold.

Stephen C. Allen,

Lawrence

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Leslie Swearingen 6 months, 2 weeks ago

"Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won't fatten the dog." - Speech 11/23/1900

Mark Twain

http://www.twainquotes.com/Education.html

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Phil Minkin 6 months, 2 weeks ago

It's all part of the Koch's plan to have private schools and private prisons. Sam is a willing tool.

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