"If you look at a county map of national election results, it is clear that for the most part there are only blue big cities and college towns in a sea of red that includes working-class outer suburbs and many small towns. This is not a 'rural-urban' divide, since the red-blue Republican-Democrat divide increasingly occurs within metropolitan areas, with the Democrats getting the well-to-do neighborhoods and the Republicans the less affluent ones...The donors to American politicians in all 50 states are concentrated in a few ZIP codes. According to Open Secrets, of the ZIP codes that delivered the most campaign funding for the Democrats in 2020, not counting dark money or soft money for liberal groups, four of the top five were in New York City...followed by Chevy Chase, Maryland (20815), a suburb of Washington, D.C." Read the story here.
Continued School Lock-Down in Montgomery County, MD, Is Devastating, Especially for Minority and Low-Income Students
Failure rates up 6X for many "vulnerable students."
"The Washington Post has reported on the serious adverse academic impact that online learning is having on students in Fairfax County, Virginia. I discussed that reporting here. Now, the Post has a similar article about what’s happening in Montgomery County, Maryland, where I live. Even more than the report on Fairfax County did, this article focuses on the calamitous effects online education is having on 'low-income students' and 'English learners.'"
Help Identify This Man Found on Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda/Rockville