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Earlier today I highlighted some interesting numbers from a Reason poll about the public's opinion that Washington spends too much money, but there is oh so much more to unwrap from this fascinating polling, that it's worth another look.
New Poll Shows Marketplace Fairness Act Universally Opposed
Peyton and Eric never thought they would be homeschool parents. Having both been educated in traditional public schools, Peyton had some common misconceptions about homeschooling. In fact, she says she never entertained the idea of homeschooling because "I didn't want my kids to be dumb.”
Defund Obamacare: Comparing Crossroads, Heritage, and FreedomWorks polls
As Republicans debate on Capitol Hill whether to defund Obamacare, at least three major conservative groups have released polls showing to what extend the public believes this is a good or bad idea: American Crossroads, Heritage Action, and FreedomWorks.So what do Americans’ really believe? Let’s take a closer look.
FreedomWorks Continues ObamaCare Fight with Support for Tom Graves' Defund Bill
Washington, DC- FreedomWorks continues the fight to defund, delay, and defeat Washington’s health care takeover by supporting the Tom Graves bill to defund ObamaCare, formally named the Stability, Security and Fairness Resolution Act. The bill would continue funding the government at sequestration levels for one year, while delaying the funding for ObamaCare for one year.
Three Quarters of Americans Believe Washington Spends Too Much
A new poll by Reason shows that the American public is fed up with the spending spree in Washington and does not want the debt-ceiling increased. Seventy-six percent of the American public believe that the government is spending too much money. Washington as a whole, and liberals in particular will surely ignore these facts during the looming budget battles.
Approximately ten bajillion people have written about why you, intrepid blogger, need to include pictures in your blog posts. I know this because a quick Google search on "why should I put pictures in blog posts" will give you more results than the grains of sand on the beach or the number of alien brain parasites that inhabit the skulls of the MSNBC prime time roster.
Parents should be cautious about that to which their kids are exposed, especially in an environment where parental supervision isn't present. At home, television channels can be blocked, web content can be monitored, and most parents are hopefully keeping track of what their kids are reading. However, a lot of parents don’t apply this scrutiny to textbooks being used in the local schools. When one considers what is happening with textbook standards under Common Core, it’s time for that to change.
The U.S. Education System: What Went Wrong? Part II
Of all the educational atrocities that have come to pass since our country’s infancy, the most tragic of all occurred when we took the focus off of the individual. The Founders believed that every individual citizen, no matter their circumstance, could become whatever they wanted if they were willing to work for it