Progress NC turning legitimate?

When he is not spending his time calling Heather Losurdo a bankrupt-stripper-liar, Progress NC’s Justin Guillory offers insightful commentary on policy.

Just for the record, I have never declared bankruptcy.  To the dismay of ladies everywhere, I have never been a stripper.  Occasionally, I tell a fib, tall tale, or whopper – like when I called Guillory’s commentary “insightful” in the first sentence.

Anyway, it appears that Guillory reads the Locker Room blog because he recently responded to my post on the late Steve Jobs and education. Justin opines,

Terry must be confused. Isn’t the conservative argument to support lower production costs through low taxes and right-to-work labor, while progressives argue for investments in education?

I think Justin is the one that is confused.  He believes that he works for a public policy organization, rather than one whose sole purpose is to smear conservative political candidates and elected officials.

Given Progress NC’s laser-like focus on the major policy issues of the day, Justin surely knows that the United States, which has one of the highest per pupil expenditures of any nation in the world, gets a sorry return on taxpayers’ substantial “investments” in education.

Of course, if you want to create jobs, here is a sound formula to do so.

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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