Reads for a Sunday

HT: Buddy McCue, Commenter at Crooks and Liars Bernie Sanders on The Koch Brothers Goals: A partial list. To see the rest, < href=”” target=”_blank”>Crooks and Liars; Bernie Sanders Exposes Koch Brothers’ Goals</a> •We urge the repeal of federal campaign finance laws, and the immediate abolition of the despotic Federal […] Read more »

Obamacare Enrollment Heads for 17 million

Charles Gaba, who has become the “Nate Silver” for Obamacare enrollment numbers; now predicts that by April 15, 17 million Americans will have purchased their own healthcare coverage. His back-of-the-envelope estimate includes “a nice round 8 million”  who buy policies in the government marketplaces. In parentheses, he suggests:  Perhaps a […] Read more »

Student Debt is Challenging the Reason for Getting that Long Sought After College Degree

What has changed for many of the college educated is finding themselves in debt longer than their parents were after college, being penalized for having student debt when going to buy homes, cars, etc., and in the end having less wealth and a lower salary when compared to those without […] Read more »

Obamacare Enrollment Hits 7 Million, Putting Downward Pressure on 2015 Premiums; Word-of-Mouth Spreads the Truth

Maggie Mahar at The Health Beat Blog has been tracking the progress of enrollment in the PPACA. As she initially pointed out, many people did not sign up for Romneycare till almost the end of the allotted signup time.  As the “train wreck” called Obamacare pulls into the station it’s […] Read more »

Can Exceptionalism Be Taught?

We are pushing higher standards as a means of achieving better academic performance in our schools. The reason for this is that we hope to offer up a workforce with competitive skills in the global marketplace and produce innovators who can drive technology and productivity forward for U.S. companies. But is […] Read more »