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Common Core Standards For Public Schools: A Bad Idea

Common Core Standards For Public Schools: A Bad Idea

The No Child Left Behind Act, which allowed states to set their own public school standards for "proficiency," is opposed and considered a failure by all factions in the education world. Therefore, we obviously should force all kids in every state to be held to uniform national standards of ...

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Anthrax Virus Hits Dhaka Suburb

Anthrax Virus Hits Dhaka Suburb

At least two people are already detected to have been infected Anthrax virus in Gazipur district, just two kilometers from the capital city in Bangladesh.

According to Bangladeshi health officials, more than 508 people have so far been infected by Anthrax as a major outbreak of the disease spreads ...

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Reid’s Amnesty Deceit

Reid’s Amnesty Deceit

The so-called DREAM Act would create an official path to Democratic voter registration for an estimated two million college-age illegal aliens. Look past the public relations-savvy stories of "undocumented" valedictorians left out in the cold. This is not about protecting "children." It's about ...

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Religious Practice And Educational Attainment

Executive Summary

Extraordinary Significance of Religious Practice: The social sciences show religious practice has very beneficial effects on the educational attainment of children. It may well trump income in its effects on educational outcomes.

The direct positive effects of religious practice ...

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The Era of Health Care Rationing Begins

The Era of Health Care Rationing Begins

Supporters of health reform said it would never happen. Maybe they got caught up in their own rhetoric. Maybe they just didn't want to believe it was possible. But rationing in America has started.

This week, the Food and Drug Administration is expected to revoke approval of the drug Avastin for ...

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How Health Care Reform Can Work | The Rise Of Local, High-Value Health Plans

How Health Care Reform Can Work | The Rise Of Local, High-Value Health Plans

Despite its deep flaws, the new health reform law, ACA, has three aspects that make me optimistic about medical entrepreneurs being able to surmount the law’s barriers and create a consumer-dominated, market-based system of medical care and health insurance that will ultimately deliver ...

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Why Do Socialists Sabotage Education?

Why Do Socialists Sabotage Education?

Summary: Socialists tend to believe in grandiose social engineering plans. Students who know too much, citizens who can think for themselves, tend to be a problem. What’s the answer? Talk a lot about education; but make sure nobody has much of it.

All the way back in 1848 (the year Karl Marx ...

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Jaw Dropping: $823,200 of Your Tax Dollars Were Spent as a "Stimulus" to Teach Africans To Wash Their Penises after Sex

Jaw Dropping: $823,200 of Your Tax Dollars Were Spent as a

I really don't know what's coming next. Honestly it could be anything at this point. Real life just keeps going beyond satire.

CNS News reports the jaw dropping story of the day:

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), spent $823,200 ...

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Health Alert | How Much Should We Spend on Health Care?

Health Alert | How Much Should We Spend on Health Care?

This is a question that is rarely asked. When it is asked, the answers are almost never sensible.

If you’ve spent a lot of time reading conventional health policy analysis, get ready for something completely different. To paraphrase Bette Davis, it’s going to be a bumpy ride.

To an economist, the ...

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