The first step in understanding the public education mess is to realize that IT’S NOT ABOUT MONEY. Teachers — despite the widespread myth — are overpaid and underworked. Innumerable studies show that parochial schools produce better test scores with half or sometimes even as little as a third of public-school budgets. California, to pick a [...]
Sure to raise some Keynesian hackles, a new poll released today by Rasmussen Reports demonstrates that 66%, or 2 out of 3 American voters, believe that tax cuts are better for job creation. This number has increased notably since January when 59% of voters reported the same view. In contrast, an abysmal 18%, or less [...]
If you didn’t have to work for a living, would you?
Obviously, many Americans would answer with a resounding “no,” but Washington, DC can’t seem to figure it out. Reihan Salam has a Daily Beast piece about the “inconvenient truth” that doesn’t get enough mainstream discussion: “unemployment is higher in no small part because unemployment is [...]
Mature cinema-goers may recall Jane Fonda playing a prostitute by the name of Bree Daniels in the 1971 film Klute. Today, however, the active grandma is enjoying her new role as a sex education activist – and educator, without police sirens in the background. Fonda, you see, is on a mission to promote sexual maturity. [...]
Okay, they are trying to bully the entire country, so this may not seem like such a big deal in the grand scheme of things. But, it’s a symptom of a much larger problem in the halls of Congress. Plus, it’s still really jerky, Better Than You ™ behavior. It’s also incredibly stupid [...]
The Democrats say the healthcare debate will end this week, but will it really, asked Glenn Beck on his TV show.
The progressives are pulling out all of the stops. But what they’re saying now is that if you don’t want this health care bill, you just must hate the poor. You must have absolutely no [...]