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Ramirez a victim

Our Sierra College board of trustees was elected on a Republican-funded platform to defeat future construction of Sierra College in Grass Valley. Vengeance was what they responded with when winning the seats but losing the measure, and Kevin Ramirez was the name they picked when citing imaginary laws being violated.

Now the trustees are stuck with spending educational money they didn’t want raised, and we are left with a frightened educational institution turning sharply toward disintegrative individualism. We should all know by now that when we ignore our children, they will turn to the drama of the streets. Ignoring their educational needs will ensure that they do.

Sadly, we can now once again learn about revenge, ignorance and intolerance from our schools, not just in them. Even locally, we are living in an upside-down world where our conservative values are neither conservative nor values, and our last guard of freedom, an educated electorate, is under constant attack both by Christian extremists and historical revisionists.

Buck Stoval

Grass Valley

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