In many matters related to public education, in Colorado and across the nation, positions are hardening, rhetoric is ramping up and the potential for compromise seems more remote by the day.
The Democrats are going to lose seats in Congress this November but, thanks to the Tea Party, the losses are likely to be smaller than they might otherwise be.
Why doesn't Kendrick Meek get more respect? For the last few months, when talk turns to Florida, political pundits have focused on the meteoric rise ...
One way or another the Tea Party's future prospects are likely to hinge on whether their decentralized nature turns out to be their strongest point, or their weakest.
Florida's students, parents, teachers and communities are in a knock-down, drag-out fight right now -- and it's a fight we have to win for our kids.
I'm not saying the Tea Party wackadoodles shouldn't be exposed by the Left, to show the lunacy and nastiness being openly displayed by some Tea Partiers. But it doesn't mean the movement itself is solely comprised of such gadflies.
In the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) culture, teachers whose students perform poorly on tests can be fired for not meeting NCLB goals so there is little incentive, other than personal integrity, for teachers to report cheating.
In the T.V. show, "I Love Lucy," Ricky Ricardo had a statement he would unleash when he believed that Lucy had been involved in mischief. He would wa...
Tea Partiers will vote overwhelmingly Republican in November -- unless they stay home in protest. To gain their support, the GOP will have to nominate candidates who are less electable and more radical.
The polarization of Washington has not come about because moderates and centrists have no place to go. In fact, moderates are doing just as well as anyone else in today's politics.
The interesting question on this first anniversary of the stimulus is what will happen when a conservative movement building itself on opposition to governing finds itself in the driver's seat.
This week, Marco Rubio voiced his opposition to including undocumented immigrants in 2010 Census figures used to distribute federal funding and seats in the House of Representatives.
In the same week that Republican senatorial candidate Carly Fiorina launched an attack site against party rival "Taxin' Tom" Campbell, Democrats put her squarely in their crosshairs with an online hit-job of their own.
Charlie Christ is being pummeled and sent packing by the new mainstream of his own party, the right-wing extremism, Marco Rubio and his backers throughout what passes for conservatism these days.
Call me naïve or an idealist, but endorsements should be based on merits, issues and convictions, not political favors. Our country and community deserve better.
Establishment Republicans, take notice. The Tea Party is about to steal your thunder. According to a poll by Rasmussen Reports, likely voters in the ...