August 2015 archive

Aug 27

Hey, Conservatives, You Won -The College Board’s about-face on U.S. history is a significant political event. WSJ

Somehow this got buried under all the Trumpmania but it is a very significant story.  I think that many of us thought that we couldn’t beat Common Core and its derivatives.  The AP history test was certainly one of the derivatives. It was right our of Zinn’s “People’s History of the United States”.  It could …

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Aug 19

CEO Fiorina Fought the Good Fight – WSJ

CEO Fiorina Fought the Good Fight No big-tech chief executive created value between 1999 and 2005. And Carly was one of them. Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. Aug. 18, 2015 7:06 p.m. ET If you’re a Republican-leaning voter, you might prefer Jeb Bush, a calm, shrewd, practiced decision maker, for the challenges ahead. If, in its …

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Aug 13

#ISIS Uses Mustard Gas Against Kurds While Obama Fiddles on Martha’s Vinyard

The Wall Street Journal and other news publications are reporting that ISIS is using mustard gas against the Peshmerga. Apparently it was either seized from Assad (who, of course destroyed it all) or rom a Saddam Hussein stash (which, of course, he didn’t have). In either case, where is the Red Line? Is Obama really …

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