I think the Iraq War is not particularly tailored to American interests.
I think Bush has capitulated on affirmative action and government spending. Apart from that, he's OK, I guess. About the same as Howard Dean.
If you're going to have a public subsidy to education, vouchers are clearly a better way of delivering it. They should result in some loosening up and privatization of the government school system.
I suppose the White House thinks it's doing what Big Business wants, but it will lead to vastly increased taxes, because all these guest workers are to be allowed to bring their children.
Why can't teachers end up owning schools, the way waiters can open their own restaurants?
Pierre Trudeau was too much of a professional politician to be described as a good man, nor, it can be argued despite much pubilicity to the contrary, was he a particularly clever or even wise one. But he was a great man, perhaps the gratest Canada has produced in this century.
I think we spend too much on K-12 education a.k.a. teachers' salaries. It's the only industry where you never see any productivity increases.
The problem with K-12 education is socialism and the solution is capitalism.
There's no particular relationship between spending and educational results. Most education spending is actually on salaries, and that's allocated according to political muscle.
A nation is an organic thing.
Hey, nothing grows to the sky. There will be a successor movement. Right now it's nascent.
This type of mass influx is simply too much to handle. What we've had since the disaster of the 1965 Immigration Act will take 100 years or more to absorb.
I regard many of the neoconservatives as personal friends, but that's not stopped them from behaving with extraordinary viciousness towards those of us who raised the immigration issue.
I think Bush's immigration proposal is treason and he should be impeached.
Immigration enthusiasts are so hysterical.