Daily Archives: December 18, 2011

The open bar at a wedding: union activity on the taxpayer dime, “official time”

The Capital Research Center has released an overview, as of November, of what is now a regular part of federal activity: taxpayer-funded union activities. Yes, federal employees carry out this “official time,” which can be unrelated to their jobs, and still collect their government salary. According to the report, some employees have even devoted 100Continue Reading

These Dangerous, Low Income Kids are Slowing Down Our Children Academically …

… say concerned low-income, minority parents of high performing and gifted kids. And they want it stopped. If these parents were white, as Peter St. Onge of the Charlotte Observer helpfully pointed out, this would be considered a racist complaint with no further thought given to whether letting academically troubled kids slow down academically advancedContinue Reading