Tag Archive for Education

So A Photo ID Is Okay Here?

I find this incongruous. I wonder if there are people okay with the idea of requiring a photo ID to take what is essentially a college entrance exam, but adamantly opposed to requiring one in order to vote for the…

Should All States Be Exempted From NCLB?

So what is happening here? A few questions. 1. If NCLB is good, why would we not want those 10 states to participate? 2. If NCLB is bad, why would we not want exempt all 50 states? 3. What criteria…

Dr. Boudreaux Asks Some Questions …

I recently had two questions I wanted answered. Dr. Boudreaux (of Cafe Hayek fame) this week has more, and more good ones. Another brilliant brief column from the professor. Here’s a snippet. And the answer is? – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: If…

The State of Economic Education

This is indeed scary. Are high school economics textbooks reliable? – The Times-Herald: “Despite fears by some Americans that governmental tampering with the free enterprise system would be harmful, most government policies have met with success.” David E. O’Connor teaches…

Guns and Butter – 2011 Style

Don’t believe the lie that WWII got us out of the great depression. It’s an economic burden and a cost, war destroys things, it does not make us wealthier. War is the health of the state. – Randolph Bourne Thanks…