By Lee Tydings | Feb 4, 2008 | 13
Hillary is right in pointing out that most parents could use some help, but it doesn't take a village. It especially doesn't take a village of government-funded social workers, most of whom are either not yet married or divorced.
By Hobbes | Feb 1, 2008 | 6
The only thing that gets a Congresscritter's attention is losing an election.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 31, 2008 | 14
Public education has gotten rid of the consequences of failure for both teachers and students, so of course very little education takes place.
By Hobbes | Jan 31, 2008 | 5
When Commodore Matthew Perry opened Japan to the west, he took American and British missionaries along. In addition to translating, they also helped with education.
By Hobbes | Jan 30, 2008 | 4
This video just gave us the best news we've heard out of the Middle East in a long, long time -- Iraqis are beginning to laugh at their leaders.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 29, 2008 | 8
Crackpots are thick on the ground and we can't fund them all. How do we decide which upcoming genius/crackpot to fund? Einstein didn't have any peers; he would never have passed "peer review."
By Will Offensicht | Jan 29, 2008 | 1
If he can't be the president, being one heartbeat away might be nearly as good. How does Obama-Kennedy for President sound?
By Will Offensicht | Jan 25, 2008 | 6
GM found that when you ask for government help, you'd better be careful - you might get what you wish for, and our guys have a track record of losing negotiations.
By Petrarch | Jan 24, 2008 | 14
George W Bush, lambasted as the destroyer of peace in the Middle East, may preside over the most welcome development there since the Second World War.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 23, 2008 | 2
It's possible that nobody will ever be able to build anything of significance again.