Oh… that’s in my town. Naples. No no. The founder muscled her way onto the school board, muscled out two other members, was trying for a coup. It’s a propaganda piece by the Classical Academy folks. Who are they? Here’s one of them, They want to make a sideways monolithic replacement of public schools with this. Part of Betsy DeVos’ family of stuff. I’m all for losing Common Core but this needs grain of big salt. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DxVwrEg0hk

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Naples FL is working on it but in a smart way so far. I’m in the rural (read “suburbs but with big fat lots”) part which is resistant to fast development yet they have an intelligent 2030 plan set in place a few years ago during the real estate boom (remember that?) They’re trying not to become “another Miami” but we’ll see. I’m fine with it though. It’s not my perfect place to live – the politics here are almost all wrong – yet I do like Florida’s transparency and ease at starting many businesses.

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Oh I’ve thought about it. I know how to do it. I used to pirate all my software, even before P2P and it was multipart downloads on obscure BBS, Usenet groups… and of course afterward when it got super easy. [I leeched for a while, then started contributing]… But I dunno: I think it’s the challenge of it for me, working around it. I like Paint NET. I recommend it freely to people who are just starting out their editing adventures. I’ve learned lots of great plugins that do things that people like to do.

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