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7 reasons why ending the War on Drugs would have dire consequences

We’d have a lot to lose by ending the War on Drugs. First of all, we’d lose the war, and who wants to be a loser? Continue reading

City closes all schools, builds $400 million Juvenile Retention and Education Center

The city of Altruria provides a picture of what the new Juvenile Retention and Education Center will look like.

The city of Altruria provides a picture of what the new Juvenile Retention and Education Center will look like.

A Texas city has opted to close all seven of its schools and build one complex that officials are calling a “Juvenile Retention and Education Center.”

Citing budget cutbacks, the city of Altruria is in the process of building a $400 million holding facility which will house the area’s students. Once completed, all of the school buildings will be torn down; buildings some of which were built just three years ago.

Officials say that the students will then be transferred to the new facility where they will be held for 10 hours each day and will focus on memorizing and learning only administrator approved material. Continue reading