Monthly Archives: December 2013

Suffering and sacrifice

During the past hundred years progressives have insidiously gained control of our public institutions and the minds of many who came in contact leading to visions of utopian society where no pain or poverty exists. Not content with the natural … Continue reading

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Another Barberism

Rev. William Barber has again shamed himself in the names of colored people and reverends with another pathetic attempt to disrupt the works of honorable folks in North Carolina. Stooping to a new scheming low in his uncivil career Barber, … Continue reading

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Why college may for some be a poor use of time and money

At the site below George Leef, director of research at the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy in Raleigh, N. C., debunks the educational mythology that everyone benefits from spending years in college–for some it may be counterproductive. http://www.forbes.com/sites/georgeleef/2013/12/11/for-100k-you-would-at-least-think-that-college-grads-could-write/

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Water, justice and politics

Everyone wants everything for as little as possible. It’s human nature. But rational people and those with even rudimentary understanding of economics know that they can’t get products or services for less than market value—the price buyers and sellers agree … Continue reading

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What difference does it make if Johnny can’t read or write?

George Leef of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy in Raleigh, N. C. explains the problem of why students don’t read important literature and can’t write well. RES http://www.popecenter.org/commentaries/article.html?id=2943

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Paralysis by government

How many groups does it take to improve a bridge? No joke: one contractor, several environmental nonprofits; a number of judges, and multitudes of federal, state and local agencies—over a period of many years just to get legal approval to … Continue reading

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States suckered by federal grants

The blog site below has some revealing thoughts on the consequences of states taking “free” money from the feds. Bob Weeks is a Watchdog Wire blogger from Kansas. http://watchdogwire.com/blog/2013/12/04/federal-grants-seen-to-increase-future-local-spending/

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