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- Scott Walker's priorities are all wrongThe Milwaukee Bucks are more important than higher education in Scott Walker's Wisconsin. My son is a freshman in high school. He earns A's and B's, plays football, and is a varsity wrestler. He takes honors classes and starting next year will be taking all AP classes. His dream is to go to his hometown […]
- Is split-ticket voting dying?Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN), right, is one of five Democrats in Romney 2012 districts. For a lot of progressive electoral junkies, the time has come when they have entered an intermediary zone somewhere between "bargaining" and "acceptance" as it relates to the recently completed 2014 midterm cycle. While most on the blue end of the […]
- Abortion: good intentions, or bad, and the road to hellThey say the road to hell is paved in good intentions. If so, I would expect it to look somewhat like the one above, lovely, inviting, draped in the most appealing images. I would expect the words that disguise the destination to include life, health, babies, mothers, caring, protecting, and nurturing. And sure enough, those […]
- How much do you know about black history?"Carter G. Woodson. Teacher, Historian, Publisher" by Charles Henry Alston Carter G. Woodson, historian and the father of "Negro History Week," died in 1950, and did not live to see Black History Month, which started at Kent State in 1970 and was signed into law by President Gerald Ford in 1976. Woodson chose February as […]
- Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Turtles all the way downFrank Bruni on people risking the lives of their children, and the lives of other people's children, for a very good reason. That reason being: they are idiots. It used to be that unvaccinated children in America were clustered in impoverished neighborhoods; now they’re often clustered among sophisticates in gilded ZIP codes where a certain […]
- Scott Walker's priorities are all wrong
- Obama Juices the Genome NumbersPresident Obama repeated an outdated and questionable number for the Human Genome Project's return on investment, and oversold just how cheap sequencing a single person's full genetic code has become.
- Obama Fudges Facts in PhillyIn a speech to House Democrats, President Barack Obama stretched the facts to underscore political points about national security and the improving economy.
- All U.S. Jobs Did Not Go to ImmigrantsRick Santorum touted a shocking statistic to Iowa voters: Of the "6 million net new jobs created in America" since 2000, "all of them" are held by immigrants. That's not accurate.
- Obama Juices the Genome Numbers