School Choice Week Highlights Opportunity for GOP Reforms

Just days before leaving office President Obama’s Education Secretary Arne Duncan called his $7 billion attempt to turn around failing schools “arguably the biggest bet” made by the administration. Duncan was confident in the bet. He felt that the money, given to schools through School Improvement Grants, would make a tremendous dent in the number…
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Clinton’s Plan to Reduce College Costs Could Actually Fuel a Tuition Spiral

Hillary Clinton’s seems to believe that if she wants to replicate President Obama’s electoral success all she needs to do is emulate his campaign. She’s hiring the same top advisers, she’s using the same infrastructure, even the “Hillary for America” name is a direct rip-off of “Obama for America.” But the crucial ingredient is trying…
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Obama’s Chicken-Little Routine is Quickly Growing Tiresome

The last week I’ve found myself in the odd position of giving President Obama advice. Namely, that he should drop his increasingly farcical campaign trying to sell the sequester as some sort of domestic armageddon. CBS News provides a breakdown of the Obama silliness: On Monday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told reporters that major…
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Obama’s Sequester Scaremongering Is the Real Threat

Fear is a powerful motivator. As it turns out, it’s also a good political tool. But President Obama is taking it about twenty steps too far in his quest to hyperbolize the potential effects of the sequester. Seemingly every day now he’s trotting out another group – first responders, firemen, teachers – to highlight the…
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