For those who are interested, here is a website for Mike Huckabee's campaign. The bright side is that he's got a carry permit, and is good on the 2nd Amendment and the issue of life. On the down side, he doesn't appear to be committed to enforcing our immigration laws (build the fence and start deporting people), and he seems to like W's policies and style a bit too much for my taste.
And here's an interesting bit about Rudy Giuliani. While I don't like his stance on abortion or firearms, he did manage to cut taxes and also do a very interesting improvement in NYC's college system (CUNY). What did he do? He eliminated remedial classes and open admission.
In short, he insisted that CUNY admit only those who were ready for college. Although it's really not a federal issue, I must concede that he got this one right. If only states would start to do this, I'd suggest that parents would also enact the greatest reformation of the government schools since Dewey. That is, angered that their child got As and Bs through high school, but yet could not get into "the U," they'd raise Hell in school board meetings until an A or B in high school English or math meant that a student would be ready for college level rhetoric and mathematics.
Happy birthday, Dad - My dad would have celebrated his 80th birthday today. I wrote a version of the following a few years back and I'm reposting it here today, with just a few ...
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