I am not Mel Gibson and you, presumably, are not Helen Hunt (Helen, if you do read this, you’re awesome). But the movie starring these two actors – in which Gibson’s character falls, hits his head, and is suddenly able to hear women’s thoughts – is unfortunately reminiscent of a current policy debate. On Wednesday, … Continue reading
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The Sequester: A perplexity inside and outside Washington
And so we enter another manufactured financial crisis here in Washington. The U.S. government is on the precipice of implementing massive spending cuts to federal programs. Totaling $1.2 trillion over the next decade, these cuts, known as (cue the headline buzzword) the “sequester,” will cut nearly every federal program’s budget by 8.2%. Both the left … Continue reading
Why do drop out rates remain highest among Hispanics?
By Andy Garcia There is a discrepancy in what Hispanics say and what they actually end up doing. For example, more than half of all Hispanics said they consider themselves to be “somewhat or very conservative.” However, we now know that 70% voted for a liberal candidate in the 2012 election. But today, I don’t … Continue reading
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