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by | Dec 10, 2018

The United States is in the midst of an educational crisis. Test scores are plummeting, education spending is unsustainable, and the vast majority of American students are ill-prepared to thrive in the high-tech workplace of the future. Given this sorry…

by | Jul 20, 2018

Global warming activists attempt to win over conservatives by claiming a carbon dioxide tax can be “revenue neutral.” By rebranding a carbon dioxide tax as a “fee and dividend,” with all carbon dioxide tax revenue returned to taxpayers, global warming…

by | Jun 14, 2018

With the signing of Right To Try legislation on May 30, conservative Republicans and the Trump administration have once again shown that limiting the reach of the regulatory state and putting the interests of everyday Americans first remain top priorities….

by | May 30, 2018

In response to the tragic shooting at a Santa Fe, Texas high school earlier in May, former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan tweeted, “What if no children went to school until gun laws changed to keep them safe? My family…

by | May 3, 2018

Happy Small Business Week, an annual celebration by the Small Business Administration of “America’s 30 million small businesses.” Small businesses, the backbone of the U.S. economy, employed 48 percent of all American workers in 2016, and were deemed “the engine of the American Dream” by President…

by | Dec 13, 2017

What makes the average grade-school child happy? Not necessarily notching a high score on a math test, if the results of a little study recently featured in Education Week, the education establishment’s paper of record, are to be believed. The…

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