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Campbell Brown: 'A Real Threat to the Status Quo'

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 12:30 PM
Nina Rees writes about Campbell Brown taking on the education establishment: Campbell Brown, the journalist-turned-education-reformer, has been in the news a…

The Catholic School ‘marketplace’ | AEIdeas

Education - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:30 PM
Yesterday, Andy Smarick of Bellwether Education Partners posted the 5th installment of his series on conservatives in education reform. It generated some…

The Catholic School ‘marketplace’ | AEIdeas

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 12:30 PM
Yesterday, Andy Smarick of Bellwether Education Partners posted the 5th installment of his series on conservatives in education reform. It generated some…

New York Governor's Race Polarized over Common Core Standards

Education - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:28 PM
According to the Poughkeepsie Journal, worried and angry parents and teachers have been filling board of education meetings across the state and organizing…

New York Governor's Race Polarized over Common Core Standards

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 12:28 PM
According to the Poughkeepsie Journal, worried and angry parents and teachers have been filling board of education meetings across the state and organizing…

Colorado Student Rally Taken Over by Democrat Organizers

Education - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:28 PM
In a statement to Breitbart News, Laura Boggs, the former lone Republican member of the JeffCo board of education who is now running for the Colorado state…

Colorado Student Rally Taken Over by Democrat Organizers

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - October 17, 2014, 12:28 PM
In a statement to Breitbart News, Laura Boggs, the former lone Republican member of the JeffCo board of education who is now running for the Colorado state…

Soapbox: CO2 increase is not nemesis as it's portrayed

Environment Suite - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:23 PM
Dr. William Gray (Photo: Coloradoan library ) Despite increasing amounts of CO2 gas in the atmosphere, mean global surface temperatures have not shown any…

Austrian Daily Reports: “Huge Ice Growth Surprises Climate Scientists” … “Like One Not Seen In Decades”!

Environment Suite - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:23 PM
The Austrian online Kronen Zeitung here has an article about something most German-language media outlets have been too red-faced to report on: The sudden…

Study: Drought Of 1934 In North America, During The Dust Bowl, Was The Worst In Thousand Years | Climate Depot

Environment Suite - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:21 PM
Read the Full Article ‘The drought of 1934 in North America was the driest and the most widespread of the last millennium, according to a new study based on a…

Another climate bully

Environment Suite - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:21 PM
The latest chapter in the saga of Peter Wadhams attempts to bully and threaten those who ridiculed his ridiculous Arctic ice predictions at a Royal Society

Podcasting on law, security, privacy, and government

Law Suit - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:17 PM
I’ve spent much of this year doing a weekly podcast on security, privacy, government and law with a couple of my partners, Michael Vatis and Jason Weinstein.…

Federal court in Idaho strikes down ban on possessing guns for self-defense on Army Corps of Engineers property

Law Suit - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:17 PM
From Morris v. Army Corps Engineers (D. Idaho Oct. 10, 2014): Plaintiffs challenge regulations promulgated by the Army Corp of Engineers that govern the…

Assessing the Blowback from Hobby Lobby

Law Suit - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:16 PM
The Hobby Lobby case, “one of most publicized controversies in decades involving a religious claim,” in the words of Columbia law professor Kent Greenwald,…

Modified: GMO Labels That Work

Environment Suite - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:16 PM
When the “in” crowd wrests the levers of power from the “out” crowd, be ready to duck. Trendy slogans may well become administrative fiat. Authoritarian…

About Those NIH "Budget Cuts"

Budget and Tax Suite - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:13 PM
On Friday, Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, complained that budget cuts had interfered with his agency’s ability to develop…

The Great Society Meets the Taxpayer

Budget and Tax Suite - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:13 PM
Latest Study Do Doctors Practice Defensive Medicine? Revisited Myungho Paik, Bernard Black and David A. Hyman Featured Event October 7 Featuring Gene Healy,…

Tax increases and government ‘stimulus’ spending stall Chile’s economy | AEIdeas

Budget and Tax Suite - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:13 PM
On Monday, Chile’s central bank announced that economic growth in August had fallen short of projections once again. According to official figures, the economy…

Wireless Taxes Growing Out of Control

Tech Suite - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:09 PM
Internet/Telecom · Taxes Wireless tax rates have reached all-time highs. Almost half the states nationwide now impose a wireless tax above 10 percent. According…

Ban on Internet Access Taxes Should be Retained

Budget and Tax Suite - In The News - October 17, 2014, 12:09 PM
Internet/Telecom · Taxes The Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act is common-sense Internet policy that is a long time coming. Internet access taxes are…
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