Thank Sen. Whitehouse and Senate Democrats for fighting to pass the DISCLOSE Act. Some progressive say the Dems are as bad as the Repugs. Though Dems sometimes compromise too much, and though there are some bad Dems, the GOP by far are worse, as I expounded in The myth that the Dems are as bad as the Repugs.
WHEREAS the copyrighted (and therefore unchangeable) Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a set of controversial top-down K-12 academic standards that were promulgated by wealthy private interests without research-based evidence of validity and are developmentally inappropriate in the lowest grades; and WHEREAS, as a means of avoiding the U.S. Constitution’s 10th Amendment prohibition against federal […]
Republicans in Washington State are planning to raise your taxes. On Monday, March 2, the State Senate, under control of the Republicans, voted to raise gas taxes by 11.7 cents over three years. Now, in fact, I support raising the gas tax, both because it generates revenue needed for transportation and because it discourages driving, […]