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    Senators Exaggerate Number of Teachers’ Jobs in Jeopardy

    In early August, when the U.S. Senate earmarked $10 billion to recover lost jobs in education, supporters of the measure claimed the money would save thousands of teachers’ jobs. President Obama put the figure at 160,000 jobs across the country. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) said it would save the jobs … More

    The Private Sector Can’t Keep Bailing Out the Public Sector

    The House of Representatives just passed the $26 billion education “jobs” bill by a vote of 247-161.  The money will be split up with $10 billion going towards state and local workers in public education.  The other $16 billion will go to state Medicaid payments.  Speaker Nancy Pelosi had called … More

    Morning Bell: Summer of Bailouts

    White House press secretary Robert Gibbs did not give the White House daily press briefing yesterday. The stated excuse was a bad cough. But there was no mention of any flu-like symptoms when The Hill reported yesterday that Gibbs believes the “professional left” should be “drug tested” since they will … More