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Entries from September 22nd, 2013

Used Car Salesmen Wouldn’t Try to Sell This

September 22nd, 2013 by Mike N · 2 Comments · Education

On the editorial page of the Sunday 9/22 Detroit Free Press is a local commentary purporting to show “6 conservative reasons for Common Core” by two conservatives. They are identified as “Chester E. Finn jr. and Michael J. Petrilli are, respectively, president and executive vice president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, a right-of-center education […]

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Obama’s Whimsical Foreign Policy

September 11th, 2013 by Myrhaf · 3 Comments · Foreign Affairs

Obama’s Syrian fiasco has been an appalling spectacle of a President who does not seem to think that attacking a country demands serious thought and preparation. Stuart Rothenberg of Roll Call runs down the highlights: First the president of the United States draws a red line, promising action if it is crossed. Then, when Syria […]

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