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Archive for October, 2016

When Playing the Race Card, Don’t Deal From the Bottom of the Deck

Monday, October 31st, 2016

As politically incorrect as I can be when it comes to talking about race, there’s nothing more offensive than when someone tries to play the race card and deals from the bottom of the deck.  Allow me to elaborate. A “controversy” this weekend ensued following an editorial in the Indianapolis Recorder (full disclose, I am […]

Who’s Disenfranchising Whom?

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

There are some things that I honestly think I will never understand, the Dr. Phil Show, people who like brussel sprouts and how investigating possible voter registration fraud is the equivalent of racially based disenfranchisement. As you may have heard Indiana State Police is investigating the possibility that thousands of recent voter registrations may have […]

One of the Best Arguments for School Choice

Monday, October 17th, 2016

As someone who frequently covers school choice-related issues in Indiana, I find it interesting and ironic when opponents of reform and vouchers make better arguments for healthy competition than I do. A friend of mine (we’ll call him Ben) is a teacher in a traditional public school. He is a good guy and has the […]

Pence Wins Round Two

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

To be honest, when I started watching last night’s Vice-Presidential debate I really did think it would be as one commentator put it, “The Thrilla in Vanilla”. No such luck. Both Governor Mike Pence and Senator Tim Kaine were a lot more animated and combative than I thought they would be.   Kaine went after Donald […]

Gregg’s Gaffe

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Let me start this by saying John Gregg is a pretty smart guy.  You don’t become Speaker of the House, work for major Fortune 500 companies and become the interim President of a University without knowing what you’re doing.   This is why I was surprised at his major gaffe at last night’s gubernatorial debate. It […]