Is Standardized State and Federal-Mandated Testing Destroying Education?


Update: The following essay was written October 2011. On March 30th, 2013, the Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent and 34 other school officials were charged with running a “corrupt organization” (yes, just like the Mafia). The 35 individuals have been indicted for falsifying standardized test scores. (WashingtonPost) Let me begin by stating I am not going…

The Wrong Bailout


First, we had the Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac bailout. With 5$ trillion dollars in assets to lose, they were too big to allow to fail. Then, we were faced with a slew of banks needing bailouts: Washington Mutual, IndyMac, First National Bank of Reno, Nevada, to name a few. Check out this site for…