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Push Against Common Core Gains Momentum

Push Against Common Core Gains Momentum

As parents, citizens, and legislators learn more about Common Core, some are deciding it is not the best means of improving American education. Parents in many states are mounting grassroots campaigns against Common Core’s standardization of learning and federal testing of students. In April, the ...

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The Fourth Scandal: Kathleen Sebelius Shakedown of Health Care Companies

The Fourth Scandal: Kathleen Sebelius Shakedown of Health Care Companies

While most of the media are fixated on Benghazi, the IRS abuses, and the DOJ’s interest in reporters’ phone calls, the biggest scandal of all may be Kathleen Sebelius’ shakedown of health care companies to pay for activities Congress has refused to fund.

It is illegal for government officials to ...

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DOJ and Department of Education Mandate Orwellian Speech Restrictions on College Campuses

DOJ and Department of Education Mandate Orwellian Speech Restrictions on College Campuses

Last week, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division and the Department of Education (ED) Office for Civil Rights issued a joint letter memori­­­alizing an “agreement” with the University of Montana relating to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Title IV of ...

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Why the Left and the Right Can’t Talk to Each Other About Health Care

Why the Left and the Right Can’t Talk to Each Other About Health Care

Josh Barro is the latest in a long line of left-of-center critics who fault Republicans for not being real partners in the health care debate. He writes:

Liberals are tired of being lectured by conservatives about what’s wrong with their approach to health policy because conservatives haven’t been ...

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Does Lack of Health Insurance Kill?

The results from the Oregon Experiment, published in the New England Journal of Medicine on May 2, show that extending Medicaid to low-income adults did not improve basic clinical measures of health. Given that, it is a bit hard to see how being uninsured can cause 45,000 premature deaths every ...

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Sixteen Billion Dollar Educational Scam

Sixteen Billion Dollar Educational Scam

The federal government is planning to spend another 16 BILLION dollars to implement programs that are basically the same as those paid for during the 1950s. Many legislators, parents, and taxpayers have been given the false impression that Common Core State Standards and the International ...

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Court Victory for Homeschool Mom

A Missouri county circuit court dismissed truancy charges against homeschooling mother Jacinda Haberly (all names changed to protect privacy) on January 31, 2013.

In September 2012, Jacinda Haberly withdrew her 8th and 5th grade daughters, Karen and Miranda, from public school. Although Missouri law ...

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Why "Align" is Malign

Why

Once upon a time, a teacher would teach American History. On exams, students would be asked questions about American history. Testing was straightforward and needed little discussion.

In the modern era, however, content is disparaged and facts are scorned. The goal, seemingly, is to keep kids busy ...

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ObamaCare Heading for a “Train Wreck”

ObamaCare Heading for a “Train Wreck”

ObamaCare was supposed to be a big success by now, according to predictions made by liberals who railroaded it through Congress in 2010. Instead, as admitted by one of its leading architects, Democratic Senator Max Baucus, it’s heading for a “train wreck” later this year.

Baucus’s apt metaphor is ...

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