I want you to consider this quotation I crossed yesterday: Blacks are responsible for a disproportionate amount of crime. Blacks, who make up only 1 percent of the population, account for 34 percent of drug dealers, 47 percent of robberies, 47 percent of illegal gambling, 82 percent of gangs, and 98 percent of pimps. The […]
A fairly recent poll confirms my sentiment in “Five Truths that Republicans Hate,” and much more. The Economist publishes a weekly “YouGov” poll online. For one such poll earlier this year, a central question focused on the public outcry over deficits: “If government spending is reduced in order to balance the budget, which one of […]
On the homeschooling front there’s some hot-off-the-presses good news from the Department of Education. I’m guessing it was news that went down hard for bureaucrats in residence at the DOE. Since 1999, homeschooling in the U.S. has grown by a significant 74% with total numbers of children estimated to be in the 2.5 million range. The key incentives that convinced parents to pass up government education were desire for religious and moral instruction, poor school environments, negative peer pressure, safety, drugs and dissatisfaction with academics.