I know the Internet represents the greatest technical advance since Gutenberg's printing press for the sacred cause of freedom of speech. So it's too bad that so much of the torrent of commentary that now flows before our eyes is sewage.
A request by Minnesota for a waiver on the accountability measures of the No Child Left Behind law will make a flawed system work better and has the potential to make schools, students, teachers and principals more accountable.
As Mitt Romney edges closer to the Republican presidential nomination, the imperative grows for the former Massachusetts governor to release his income tax returns and disclose the identities of the fund-raising bundlers who have brought in millions for his campaign.
"Well, of course, it's former staff of mine. And, of course they're people who support me. They wouldn't be putting money into a PAC that supports me if they weren't people who support me."
That was former Massachusetts Gov.
America's half-baked immigration system is riddled with unfair, arbitrary and inhumane provisions, but few are so senseless and cruel as those covering the undocumented immigrant spouses and children of U.S. citizens.
Those of us who've never served in the military, who've never spent a year or two away from home, family and friends, can have a difficult time understanding the immediate and long-term effects of such a separation.