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August 19, 2013

CONFER: Obama should focus on energy and people

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Education is critical to bettering our society, but we need to stray away from standardized testing, Common Core, and the like and refocus on real world applications. Simply put, we need a middle class equally adept with their hands and their minds.

Energy and people. Those are two things that drive every manufacturer. They are two things that can drive our economy, too.

Gasport resident Bob Confer also writes for the New American magazine at TheNewAmerican.com. Follow him on Twitter @bobconfer

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