Ed Driscoll

The Ever-Expanding Childhood-Industrial Complex

Speaking of the Gipper, in his great “A Time For Choosing” speech, he famously said:

No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we’ll ever see on this Earth.

Betsy Newmark–who as a teacher, knows of what she speaks–notes that public school programs will also expand to fill all available space.

And then some.