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Many people have been told that George Washington was a deist. Here is one of his prayers. Read it and you decide.
“O most Glorious God, in Jesus Christ my merciful and loving father, I acknowledge and confess my guilt, in the weak and imperfect performance of the duties of this day.
“I have called on thee for pardon and forgiveness of sins, but so coldly and carelessly, that my prayers are become my sin and stand in need of pardon.
“I have heard thy holy word, but with such deadness of spirit that I have been an unprofitable and forgetful hearer, so that, O Lord, tho’ I have done thy work, yet it hath been so negligently that I may rather expect a curse than a blessing from thee.
Considering that so much money is spent on public education with very little to show for it, and the stats show home-schooled children out perform those in public school, why do we bother with public school at all? Students can do far better being home schooled and via private schools for a lot less than what is spent in the public arena. Isn’t it time to dump the K-12 public school system in its entirety?
Natrona County spends somewhere in the ballpark of $18,500 per student per year, yet 25% cannot even graduate. Only government can think that 75% success rate is great.