There is a certain irony here that both the liberals and conservatives have fallen into the same trap. Fundamentally the federal government has very little control of our lives. However, once you start accepting money from it–you are caught in a dependency trap. For religious conservatives, this means the eradication of support for any particular religion in schools. For anti-discrimination liberals, it means allowing military recruiters into the schools. I confess that I have little sympathy for either side. If you want to be free of federal restrictions–stay clear of federal money.
25+ yrs doing tech startups. BA in Anthropology. Worked at Apollo/Wildfire/USWeb/TiVo…Daughter Shadi Fotouhi is an artist, and QA Engineer at robotics startup Jibo, and Shireen Hinckley is a freelance movie/TV editor in LA (hire her, she's amazing!). Partner Mollie Pepper does awesome work in Southeast Asia focused on violence, gender, and borders.