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Children Could Be Smarter if Adults Were Smarter

July 8, 2013 - 6:00pm

Education is supposed to make people smarter. But the process itself is incredibly stupid.

Paula Deen Flap: More Word Play at Work

June 24, 2013 - 6:00pm

Celebrity chef Paula Deen seems to have run into a spot of trouble because she admitted that many years ago she used the word nigger.

Unprepared Students Told to Fend For Themselves

June 9, 2013 - 6:00pm

What were they thinking?Legislators this year enacted a law that essentially replaced college preparatory instruction with developmental education.

Question Is, Whose Interest?

May 27, 2013 - 6:00pm

When an outfit announces that it is acting in "the public interest," the public is wise to be wary.

Money is the Root of All, in the World of Liberals

May 13, 2013 - 6:00pm

After the 2013 Legislature met, one newspaper ran the standard story bemoaning how the monied interests swayed legislators from the proper path.

If You Have It, Spend It

April 29, 2013 - 6:00pm

Legislators had a lot of money to play with this year for the first time in a while, so they played.

More Seat Time Won't Help if Students Aren't Learning

April 15, 2013 - 6:00pm

Everyone is focused on the cost of higher education. Few focus on one of the biggest drivers of that cost.

Setting the Record Straight

April 1, 2013 - 6:00pm

When a liberal newspaper tells you it is setting the record straight, watch out.

Partly Cloudy Government Needn't Dim News Delivery

March 18, 2013 - 7:00pm

Almost 40 years ago I covered a meeting of the National League of Cities in Miami and was amused by the astonished, and angry, reactions from delegates from other states when they were briefed on Florida's Government in the Sunshine laws.

Florida in Grave Peril, State Leaders are Advised

March 3, 2013 - 6:00pm

Gov. Rick Scott can't say he hasn't been warned.



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