Thursday, January 10, 2013

Cruising the Web

Glenn Reynolds ponders how home schooling is a 21st century challenge to the monopoly that public schools have had on education.

Daniel Henninger exposes the empty grandstanding of Chris Christie's attacks on the House Republicans for their delay in passing a pork-ridden so-called emergency bill for Sandy relief. He just wanted to play to the home crowd in New Jersey regardless of whether or not the bill was well-designed to help those who are actually suffering from Sandy and not simply stuffing any proposed spending increase into an "emergency" designation.

Michael Kinsley wonders why we should be so impressed with all the traveling that Hillary Clinton has done as Secretary of State. Has she accomplished much for all that traveling? In fact, in her whole career, what exactly has she accomplished? That's always been a mystery to me.

It's funny how Democrats like to play the Vietnam card for people they want in office like John Kerry or Chuck Hagel, but don't seem as interested when it's a Republican like John McCain.

Refuting the liberal smear against Clarence Thomas as a "house Negro."

Tim Carney has more on how all the money anticipated in increased revenues from the fiscal cliff deal is eaten up on corporate welfare that the White House insisted on putting into the bill.

Ramesh Ponnuru has some advice on how the Republicans should conduct their fight over raising the debt ceiling.