Archive for July 28th, 2008

Educrats Still Pushing for Universal Preschool

The issue of universal preschool has been recurring in South Dakota for about three years now. Today, the Argus Leader reports that a Stanford professor says studies don’t support a full-scale program: Erik Hanushek, a Stanford professor who is among expert witnesses for the state in a school-aid lawsuit, seems lukewarm about the value of […]

The Door to Dissolution of Federalism

American Minute from William J. Federer The 14th Amendment was adopted JULY 28, 1868, because southern States, though forced to end slavery by the 13th Amendment, did not grant citizenship to freed slaves. Southern Democrat Legislatures passed Black Codes requiring freed slaves to be “apprenticed” to “employers” and punished any who left. Illinois Republican Congressman […]

All but one letter (email) said, ‘Thanks for the memories’

By Gordon Garnos AT ISSUE: Very often a letter, including an email, better describes one’s feelings than a face-to-face chat. After last week’s column a few were received. All but one, in effect, repeated Bob Hope’s theme song, “Thanks for the memories,”. That one, obviously someone whose toothpaste was all squeezed out, accused me of […]