Editorials

The following editorial appeared in the Feb 23 Coastal Pilot Letters to Editor. Don Sherman stated Dr. Johnston was incorrect. Intelligent design should not be taught in public schools because it is not science.
Parents and concerned citizens are looking for causes of increased shooting deaths in public schools. Should they look at some progressives teachers as contributors of increased violence?
Phonics allows children to sound out vocabulary words and to learn to read quickly. Progressive John Dewey introduced the sight method which teaches children to memorize words as if reading English is a hieroglyphics system. Progressive education and the "Dick and Jane" look-say program has been a disaster. It has caused widespread dyslexia, functional illiteracy, and anti-capitalism.
President Trump could have switched to a hard currency policy, but instead has decided to replace Janet Yellen with Jerome Powell, who is a proponent of soft money.
If Kevin Warsh becomes Fed chair, interest rates are headed higher faster. Warsh's Father-in-law, Ronald Lauder, is a billionaire, a Reagan conservative Republican, the president of the World Jewish Congress, and a previous classmate of President Trump at Wharton School of Business.

Current U.S. Forestry Policy is to let naturally caused fires in wilderness areas to burn themselves out. Critics believe this ludicrous position to let fires get out of control put lives and the forests at risk.
Dr. Michel Sommer wrote a September 1 editorial in the Coastal Pilot and stated he believe Dr. Johnston's August 19th Editorial about the Illuminati was anti-Semitic. This is a September 2 rebuttal in the Curry Costal Pilot in response to Dr. Sommer by Dr. Johnston.
The following is an August 19th Editorial in the Coastal Pilot, by Dr. Michael Sommer. Dr. Sommer believes Dr. Johnston's editorial of August 19 about the Illuminati was anti-Semitic.
This editorial was written by Dr. Steve Johnston and appeared in the August 19 Newspaper Curry Coastal Pilot in Brookings Oregon. Is there really any such thing as the Illuminati? Do people really sell their souls to the Devil? Will there ever be a one world government?
Those who do not study history are doomed to repeat past failures. Greeks, Romans, French, Germans and Chinese all tried fiat paper money and failed. The current experiment with soft money is doomed to fail.

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