WA Governor Gregoire’s Solution For Our Failing, Top-Down Managed Education System – More Top-Down Management
If you read the Education page on WA Governor Gregoire’s Website, I think you’ll come away with the impression that Governor Gregoire thoroughly understands today’s goals and challenges with our Education System. She should, for goodness sake! She’s a Teacher, herself, having earned her teaching certificate from UW. Furthermore, I think you’ll find that Governor Gregoire’s stated Education Agenda makes good sense. And, since it’s | Read More »
Why Can’t Johnny Read? (Is the Death of Federalism Also The Death of Good, Representative Government?)
“I love these members, they get up and say, ‘Read the bill,’” said Conyers.
“What good is reading the bill if it’s a thousand pages and you don’t have two days and two lawyers to find out what it means after you read the bill?”
It’s an interesting question, pre-supposing literacy on the part of Congressman Conyers. What if the bills before our legislature have hit the point of ineluctability? What if a member of Congress is intelligent, as opposed to being John Conyers, and still can’t get through one of these Porknibus Spending Fiascos without a two-week sabbatical and the OJ Simpson Legal Defense Team? Can our national government still effectively function?
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