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States Attempt to Fix Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Mess

States Attempt to Fix Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Mess

Originally published at the Virginia Free Citizen. Reprinted by permission

Article 3 in a series on Common Core

In Article 1, What’s the Big Deal about Common Core State Standards? and Article 2, How Did We Get From the ‘Greatest Generation’ to Common Core?we talked about the sales pitch for CC; ...

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Boston's GLBT Conference Advocates to Promote Homosexuality in Public Schools

Boston's GLBT Conference Advocates to Promote Homosexuality in Public Schools

"GLBT" teachers conference in Boston reveals latest plans to push homosexuality even further into schools. Well organized, fueled with taxpayer dollars.

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What are the latest homosexual and transgender tactics targeting your schools? In the school "culture ...

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How Did We Get From the ‘Greatest Generation’ to Common Core?

How Did We Get From the ‘Greatest Generation’ to Common Core?

Originally published at the Virginia Free Citizen. Reprinted by permission

Article 2 in a series on Common Core

For those of you who don’t know who or what the Greatest Generation was, it was, for senior citizens of today, most likely your parents; for the younger generation it was likely your ...

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Why Did Health Spending Slow Down Before It Sped Up?

Why Did Health Spending Slow Down Before It Sped Up?

Last quarter, spending on health care grew an astounding 9.9%. That’s the biggest percent change in healthcare spending since 1980.

What’s the reason? Many people blame it on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more popularly known as ObamaCare.

But this assessment contrasts markedly with the picture the ...

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Cardiovascular Ailment Alternatives

Cardiovascular Ailment Alternatives

A cardiovascular event such as a heart-attack can be terrible for a number of reasons. The negative connotations of a heart-attack are obvious; it can be life threatening, and it also means that patients need to be extra careful about their health in the future. However, there are some less overt ...

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9 Obamacare Predictions That Have Come True

It directly affects the personal life of every American, and it controls or regulates a complex sector of the American economy that is slightly larger than the entire economy of France.

If you guessed Obamacare, you’ve been paying attention for the past four years.

Four years ago, many health ...

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Why Won’t Medicare Pay for Medical Tourism?

Why Won’t Medicare Pay for Medical Tourism?

In a working paper published by the Mercatus Institute at George Mason University, Marc D. Joffe notes that Aetna, Blue Shield and HealthNet offer health insurance in California that gives beneficiaries access to Mexican providers.

The U.S. insurers rent a provider network from a Mexican insurer. ...

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Public School Education — There is Bad News and Good News

Public School Education — There is Bad News and Good News

The bad news is that John Dewey’s “progressives” are winning big. They mobilized every educational front group and every pedagogical gimmick to achieve the goal of controlling what goes on in the schools, as a way of achieving a fundamental transformation of America, to coin a phrase. 

The ...

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Can Anything Be Trusted in This Administration?

Can Anything Be Trusted in This Administration?

The new announcement that the Census Bureau is completely changing its Current Population Survey (CPS) questions about health insurance coverage (see previous post here) is devastating for those of us who do health research.

We have all known for years — decades — that the CPS count of the insured ...

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