Daily Archives: March 22, 2011
Live Blog From this morning’s Politico Pulse ONLY IN PULSE: JINDAL SAYS NO ON HEALTH EXCHANGE – The Louisiana governor’s office gave PULSE the first definitive answ viagra online canada er on whether it would run its own health exchange, and it took them only two letters: no. “Obamacare is a terrible policy that needsContinue Reading
If you have time, you’ll enjoy watching the entire 83-minute debate between Richard Kahlenberg and Abigail Thernstrom on Wake County Public Schools’ student assignment policy. For those looking for a quick fix, the video clip below features Thernstrom and Kahlenberg addressing a key issue: the value of busing for socio-economic diversity.
Other than that, he just recited the plot. Per Reuters: Capitalism may be to blame for the lack of life on the planet Mars, Venezuela’s socialist President Hugo Chavez said on Tuesday. “I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but maybe capitalism arrived there,Continue Reading
Rep. Ric Killian, R-Mecklenburg, is introducing legislation ordering the state Department of Transportation to reject any offer of “money” from Washington to build high-speed rail unless the project has been approved by the General Assembly. (Money quote from the N&O: The improvements will cut a projected 13 minutes from travel times between Raleigh and CharlotteContinue Reading
Don Boudreaux once again tries to enlighten an individual who has been suckered by what I recently suggested may be the greatest lie ever told. Dear Mr. DeWitt: Arguing in today’s Washington Post that the U.S. Treasuries in Social Security’s Trust Fund are genuine assets that the government can redeem to help it meet itsContinue Reading
Libya is Obama’s war, end of story. The representatives of the people had no say. Ben Stein, someone who I typically disagree with, tells why: Where did Mr. Obama get the authority to commit United States forces to war in Libya? There was no declaration of war. There was no authorizing resolution by Congress allowingContinue Reading
Wake County’s “busing for diversity vs. neighborhood schools” debate attracted attention again today during a lunchtime presentation at the Campbell University Law School. Richard Kahlenberg, senior fellow at the Century Foundation, and Abigail Thernstrom, adjunct scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, offered very different approaches to the notion of assigning students based on a goalContinue Reading