A Pragmatist Guide to Failure

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Anyone notice the basic Biblical, Constitutional and economical premises being compromised by Democrats and so called conservative Republicans with regard to the shooting in Florida? A basic premise is an absolute that tolerates no compromise with its antithesis. The homeowner doesn’t compromise with the burglar. To paraphrase Ayn Rand, for the homeowner to offer even one item of silverware would …

Children’s Education Suffers in Government Schools

B-Daddy B-Daddy 10 Comments

Two unrelated articles show how the education of children comes last when dealing with the government education bureaucracy and the labor unions representing teachers. In San Diego, the unions and the district struck a deal yesterday to avoid 1,481 layoffs, according to the U-T. Representing 7,000 teachers, the San Diego Education Association agreed to extend furloughs for a third and …

Promises, Promises

B-Daddy B-Daddy 4 Comments

Governor Jerry Brown’s budget promises to cut public education by $4.8 billion if his tax increases aren’t passed next November. Promises, promises. That we could get some cuts in the bloated state educracy would be welcome indeed. The California school system is not performing that well, despite spending about $8,452 per pupil per year, although I think that number is …