Choice Brings Excellence in Schools for All!

March 13, 2020
Hosted by Judge Jim Gray (Ret.)

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Episode Description

It is an outrage that many schools all around our country are failing our students, and mostly for people of color! And this is unnecessary! This week's guest, Ms. Cecilia Iglesias, is on the Santa Ana City Council and is the director of the California Policy Center, and she is an enthusiast for Charter Schools and School Choice. Ask yourself, who is in a better position to decide how best to educate children, their parents or the government? Obviously the parents. So if we were to empower those parents to be able to choose where the government money would be spent, they would choose excellence -- and, with competition brought back into schools, they would receive it! So we must decide what the purpose is of our educational system: to educate our children, or to protect below-average teachers. (Guess which we are doing today!) Tune in and you will be both outraged by this situation and encouraged by the deeds of this highly motivated parent as she works for excellence -- for us all!

All Rise! The Libertarian Way with Judge Jim Gray

All Rise! The Libertarian Way with Judge Jim Gray

Friday at 7 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

“All Rise! The Libertarian Way with Judge Jim Gray” will set forth some of the problem areas in our country, with interesting, experienced and knowledgeable guests. Judge Gray and his guests will provide some practical and workable solutions that benefit virtually everyone in our country except many vested interests. We will learn that there really are Libertarian solutions to many of our problems, including our healthcare, justice and educational systems, national security, dispute resolution, problems with over-incarceration, civil liberties, homelessness, mental health, creating jobs and mentoring our youth! Tune in to our program every Friday at 7 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel, and you will be gratified, stimulated and encouraged by the experience!

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Judge Jim Gray (Ret.)

Judge Jim Gray (Ret.)

Judge Jim Gray was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Palmar Norte, Costa Rica, a Criminal Defense Attorney with Navy JAG Corps, a Federal Prosecutor in Los Angeles and a 25-year Veteran Trial Court Judge in Orange County, California. Judge Gray was the 2012 Libertarian Candidate for Vice President, along with New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson (In Jim’s words, “We came in third, although I acknowledge it was a distant third.”). Judge Gray is married with four children, including a son from Danang, Vietnam that Jim adopted in 1973. Judge Gray is the author of “Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed, and What We Can Do About It,” “Wearing the Robe: The Art and Responsibilities of Judging in Today’s Courts,” and “A Voter’s Handbook, Effective Solutions to America’s Problems.” He is also the composer of two musicals, “Americans All,” which helps to mentor our junior high and high school students, and “Convention: The Birth of America,” which is about our country’s 1787 Constitutional Convention. Judge Gray has also been awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by the Western State College of Laws and by the Law School at Chapman University, and the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County annually awards its “Judge of the Year” Award in the name of Judge James P. Gray.

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Episode Directory

May 2020

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March 2020

  • 3/27/2020: A Libertarian Advocating Liberty! Listen Now
  • 3/20/2020: Heroics of the Free Enterprise System Listen Now
  • 3/13/2020: Choice Brings Excellence in Schools for All! Listen Now
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