Daily Archive: January 13, 2010

Evaluating Teachers

Opponents of merit pay often argue that performance-based compensation punishes good teachers for factors beyond their control. A new article from The Atlantic suggests that administrators and teachers are getting markedly better at measuring...

Journalism ain’t what it used to be

Foreign Policy collects a few hilariously anachronistic quotes from media coverage of England’s 60s-era counter-insurgency operations in Yemen:

The Age of Ideological Uncertainty

Indulge me, if you will, in a little self-reflection. I would probably describe myself as a libertarian conservative. I’m pretty sympathetic to the ideas of limited, decentralized government, free markets, and a decent respect...

Obama’s secret vault

Chuck Norris is much more entertaining as a conspiracy theorist than he was as an actor.  He takes teh crazy to whole new levels.

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