Archive for: August 5, 2007

August 5, 2007

The Charter School Wars — Why Public Schools Hate Charter

Many public school authorities hate charter schools. It’s not hard to see why. Charter schools embarrass local public schools because they often do a better job educating children, for less money. For example, in the 1999-2000 school year, …

CommonSenseGovernment.com: The Conservative Vision

Filed under: Conservatism & Libertarianism - 05 Aug 2007

The Republican Party is in a crisis right now. It is not due to the Democrats taking over control of Congress. It has to do with losing the vision of conservatism. If anything, Republicans lost Congress because they have lost …

Homeland Security Attempts to Enhance Security of Passports and Visas

Filed under: American National Security - 05 Aug 2007

Travel documents are often used fraudulently in attempts to enter the United States. The integrity of US passports and visas depends on the combination of well-designed security features and solid issuance and inspection processes. The US Congress directed the …

When You Look At The Flag

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 05 Aug 2007

When you look at the flag what do you see? Do you just see a bunch of stars and stripes? Or do you see the young black man coasting to work on fumes because he can’t afford to buy gas …

New York Times Inadvertently Damns Democrats

The problem is that the Times can’t recognize economic cause and effect…Today’s New York Times editorial page opines, in “A Factory Farm near You,” “Once upon a time, only a decade or so, it wasn’t hard to know where …