Education is quickly draining out of Texas classrooms, and as the oil spill made its way onto Texas beaches this weekend, word of the brain-drain that is our State Board of Education has most certainly gotten out.
With Tea Party groups around the country actively sizing up candidates and picking sides, come November, we may finally discover whether the movement is the new voice of America, or just the squeaky wheel getting the grease.
Has the "don't ask, don't tell" generation made enough of a shift into the "don't ask, but telling is okay" future for Wright to continue to enjoy the full acceptance of the armed forces and their families?
My solution is simple. Keep Uncle Sam's big, ugly hands off our oil spill. As Reagan once said: "The nine most terrifying words in the English language are 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help'." Don't let them.
Somehow, somewhere, someone ordained Palin the new head of the GOP and deluded themselves into believing that who and what she touches today will mystically turn into November 2nd gold. Truth is, it'll be just the opposite.