Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Saturday, February 11, 2012
IRS Employee Stole Data To Forge $8M In Fraudulent Returns - Slashdot
Do they get any compensation?
If there is one thing Freakonomics taught us is that seemingly unrelated data sets can often be important predictors of human behavior.
I don't know about rest of the country but demand is going to go down in Maryland as the General Assembly considers more gas taxes.
This should be the case. So long as the videotaping does not interfere with the police doing their job, such as getting in the way of a crime scene, or putting officers at risk, the public should be entitled to video the officers. Cops have to be held accountable and a public armed with cameras is the best way to do it.
With Gov Bobby Jindal and a Republican controlled legislature on the verge of radically expanding school choice programs, Jindal may very well be providing education watchers a unique real life laboratory of democracy and public policy.
But is Jindal really taking a risk?
Even now, 80% of New Orleans students attend a charter school and some of the most egregious education barriers, like the racial achievement gap, are falling.
Of course the teachers unions are fighting tooth and nail, but it is hard to argue with the success of New Orleans. What will the educational establishment think when Louisiana tops the national rankings and do so with less per pupil spending than most other states?
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Tuesday, February 07, 2012
WH: Women 'Deserve' to Have Catholic Church Buy Them Sterilizations, Contraceptives and Abortifacients (Fred Lucas/CNSNews)
Last I checked health insurance was a benefit that is not required to be offered.