For George Washington, Christmas was not always a happy day. As a boy of eight, his home burned down on Christmas Eve. Serving in the British Army in 1753, he was shot at in a miserable, freezing village called “Murdering Town.”
Policymakers do not have to choose between supporting traditional public schools and supporting high-performing charters. Improving public education in America will require both. Read the article at The Hill
It is outrageous that UC Berkeley students cannot go and listen to someone like Ann Coulter without fear of being intimidated and attacked. Read the article at Berkeleyside.com
When Americans think of food stamp recipients, images of desperate lower-income Americans typically come to mind. Taxpayers desperately want to believe that their hard-earned dollars are helping poor people struggling to make ends meet with welfare benefits helping them get the vital nutrients they need to stay alive. Imagine the outrage, then, as taxpayers find out that some of the people on food stamps are in fact millionaires. Read the article at the Washington Examiner
The gun-advocate backed movement gained steam after Democrats took control of the Virginia Senate and House in November. Read the article at WUSA9.com
A former employee of one of China’s largest tech firms has revealed how the Communist regime is manipulating public opinion by monitoring citizens’ mobile phones, blocking any words deemed “sensitive to the state” — such as “Almighty God.” Read the article at the Christian Post
Dr. Richard Ebeling, professor of economics at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and my longtime friend and colleague, has written an important article, “Business Ethics and Morality of the Marketplace,” appearing in the American Institute for Economic Research. It’s importance and timeliness is enhanced by so many of America’s youth, led by academic hacks, having fallen prey to the siren song of socialism. Read the article at WalterEWilliams.com
Joe Biden this weekend revealed that he is eyeing failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams as a potential 2020 running mate. The former vice president also promoted the persistent lie that Abrams would be the governor of Georgia right now were it not for a far-reaching conspiracy of voter suppression. Read the article at the Washington Examiner.
DMV’s Latest ‘Unanticipated’ Cost Overrun for the Much Anticipated Voter Registration Act Compliance
The historically deficient California Department of Motor Vehicles has encountered yet another stumbling block on its way to compliance with the 1993 National Voter Registration Act. On behalf of the DMV, the state Finance Director sent a letter last week to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee requesting and authorizing another $2.2 million to “help meet the deadlines.” Read the article at the California Globe.
State lawmakers voted Tuesday to restore, long-term, the final Saturday of early voting and passed new absentee ballot fraud protections in an elections bill that also extends the life of soon-to-be-outlawed touchscreen voting machines. Read the article at Daily Stock Dish.