Episode 32

Special Funding

April 1st, 2019

56 mins 12 secs

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A lot of people are upset that Secretary of Education Betsy Devos, in the release of the Dept of Ed's budget, revealed that funding to the Special Olympics would be eliminated. On the surface, this sees terrible, but is it really? We'll talk about this and more today on the podcast. If you are looking for a passionate and engaging look at politics with a side order of not taking ourselves to seriously you are gonna love The Schmidt Show.

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  • Special Olympics: Betsy DeVos defends huge cut in funding for program — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday defended deep cuts to programs meant to help students and others, including eliminating $18 million to support Special Olympics, while urging Congress to spend millions more on charter schools.
  • Charity Navigator - Rating for Special Olympics — Special Olympics is an international organization that changes lives by promoting understanding, acceptance and inclusion between people with and without intellectual disabilities (ID). Through sports, our athletes are seeing themselves for their abilities, not disabilities. Their world is opened with acceptance and understanding.
  • Trump cuts aid to Central American countries as migrant ... — The U.S. government cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras on Saturday after President Donald Trump blasted the Central American countries for sending migrants to the United States and threatened to shutter the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • The Lies of 'White Privilege' — For many years, the term “white privilege” has been bantered about in academia, the press, and in select governmental agencies. Now it has begun to enter public consciousness. The term “white privilege” appears to be the rallying cry of whites of privilege rather than a reality of privilege for all whites.