By Mary Theroux | Wednesday July 28, 2010 at 5:57 PM PST | 14 Comments
A new study from Pepperdine University’s Davenport Institute has exposed the fraud continually perpetuated upon the taxpaying public—and visited upon the poor families trapped in criminally failed government schools—that if the state (in this case, California) just had more money it could deliver a good education. The study concludes that, notwithstanding all the talk...
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Tags: Budget and Tax Policy, California, Education, Elections, Family, National Report Card, oakland unified school district, Politics, Poverty, school spending, teachers union, Urban Issues
By Randall Holcombe | at 9:17 AM PST | 8 Comments
From a political point of view, it seems crazy that President Obama has agreed—no, demanded—to turn an adversarial relationship between gulf coast residents and BP into an adversarial relationship between gulf coast residents and the president’s administration.
Tags: Business, Disaster Management, Environment, Politics, Presidential Power