Quote of the Day
I’m going to avoid anything about the Nobel Prize in this segment today… there’s going to be a lot more talking about it (Obama, as I write this, is getting ready to speak live-on-TV). Instead, I was interested in this:
“The rise of American education was, overwhelmingly, the rise of public education — and for the past 30 years our political scene has been dominated by the view that any and all government spending is a waste of taxpayer dollars. Education, as one of the largest components of public spending, has inevitably suffered.”
– Paul Krugman in a column entitled The Uneducated American
Past 20 years… hmmm… I guess he means starting with Reagan where everything else in our great state dissolution started.