Monthly Archives: January 2011

Race to the Top for More Federal Control

Race to the Top for More Federal Control

Race to the Top, which President Obama glowingly spoke of in his dismal State of the Union address, is a $4.35 billion U.S. Department of Education boondoggle to get state and local education systems to adopt national reforms affecting curriculum and teacher preparation. Its stated aim is to encourage charter schools, improve teacher instruction, and get state systems to adopt common academic standards. Teacher unions don

Social Security Fund to Be Empty by 2037

Social Security Fund to Be Empty by 2037

WASHINGTON — Sick and getting sicker, Social Security will run at a deficit this year and keep on running in the red until its trust funds are drained by about 2037, congressional budget experts said Wednesday in bleaker-than-previous estimates. …

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Va. Passes Intrastate Commerce Act to Rein in Federal Govt

Va. Passes Intrastate Commerce Act to Rein in Federal Govt

….The Old Dominion State has a rich heritage of defending the true purposes of the Constitution. When the Federalists passed the Alien and Sedition Acts in 1798, in clear violation of the First Amendment, it was not the Supreme Court or the ACLU which vindicated America’s rights. The legislature of Virginia, following that of its sister state, Kentucky, passed a resolution rejecting the authority of Congress to make such laws. (See: “Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions.”) …

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Egypt has dropped a digital iron curtain over its Internet. So WikiLeaks

Egypt has dropped a digital iron curtain over its Internet. So WikiLeaks

Cops Want Pharmacists to Take Fingerprints

Cops Want Pharmacists to Take Fingerprints

PEORIA, Az. (CN) – The Peoria Police Department asked the City Council to enact a law requiring pharmacists to take customers’ fingerprints before filling prescriptions. …

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Pirate Radio USA

Pirate Radio USA

People Are a Big Problem to Environmentalists

People Are a Big Problem to Environmentalists

The Carnegie Institution

Van Jones ~ Definition of Social Justice

Van Jones ~ Definition of Social Justice

Van Jones ~ Definition of Social Justice

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‘Obama has done a horrible job and he is dishonest’ – Marc Faber on Bloomberg 01/25/11

‘Obama has done a horrible job and he is dishonest’ – Marc Faber on Bloomberg 01/25/11

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Castration of the Supreme Court

Castration of the Supreme Court

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