In the 2018-2019 school year, the government-run schools in Washington, D.C., beat the government-run schools in every state in the union in at least one measurable category: They spent the most money per pupil.
That year, according to Table 236.75 published by the National Center for Education Statistics, the public elementary and secondary ...Read more
At the White House press briefing last Dec. 6, press secretary Jen Psaki made it clear that President Joe Biden wanted the People's Republic of China to pay a price for its human rights abuses.
He would do so by declining to send any U.S. government officials to the Beijing Winter Olympics, which would be held in February.
"The Biden ...Read more
Speaker Nancy Pelosi went to the House floor Sept. 24, 2021, to express her support for a bill that would enshrine a "right" to abortion in federal law.
"For years, radical restrictions on women's reproductive health freedoms have been pushed across the nation, with 2021 on track to be the worst legislative year for women's health rights," ...Read more
When the House of Representatives convened for a three-minute session on Monday, the proceedings opened with a written statement from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
"I hereby appoint the Honorable Andy Kim to act as Speaker pro tempore on this day," Pelosi declared.
As recorded by C-SPAN, Kim, empowered by Pelosi, then instantly announced: "The ...Read more
As Americans filed their federal tax returns this Monday, President Joe Biden's White House put out a statement promoting his plan to increase taxes.
It adopted Biden's typical class-war rhetoric, claiming to protect the incomes of middle-class Americans, while increasing taxes on corporations and the "rich."
"President Biden's plan would give...Read more
When Mitt Romney was running for the Senate in Massachusetts in 1994 against incumbent Sen. Ted Kennedy, he wanted voters to know that he favored legalized abortion at least as much as Kennedy did.
When he and Kennedy debated on Oct. 25 of that year, reporter Sally Jacobs of the Boston Globe asked Romney about the issue.
"Mr. Romney, you ...Read more
In a written response she presented to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson put herself at odds with a 2,000-year-old understanding of the nature of the law and the foundation of human rights.
A half-century before Christ was born, the Roman senator Cicero plainly explained the foundation of a just law.
"There is a true ...Read more
"Show me your budget, and I'll tell you what you value."
When releasing his fiscal 2023 budget proposal on Monday, President Joe Biden said this was something his father had told him.
He then made a claim about a "value" his budget proposal purportedly advances.
"The first value is fiscal responsibility," Biden said.
That is a lie.
In his ...Read more
When Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota questioned Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson at her Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Tuesday afternoon, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont proved they have something in common in addition to being members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
On April 14, 2021, President Joe Biden announced that, in keeping with an agreement former President Donald Trump had made with the Taliban, he would be removing all U.S. military forces from Afghanistan.
"We went to Afghanistan in 2001 to root out al Qaeda, to prevent future terrorist attacks against the United States planned from Afghanistan,...Read more
When lawyer Sarah Weddington stood up in the Supreme Court on Oct. 11, 1972, to present the pro-abortion argument in the case of Roe v. Wade, she was legalistically careful in the language she used to describe whom exactly an abortion aborted. She avoided normal human terms like "unborn child" or "baby" -- and, most importantly, "person." She ...Read more
A woman walks up to you on a sidewalk in front of a department store -- as you are headed into that store -- and says she hopes you will not shop there because it sells products made in Communist China.
She then hands you a brochure that lists all of the products sold in the store that are produced in the People's Republic.
You may or may not ...Read more
There are four minutes left in the third quarter of a public high school football game in the state of Washington. A player tries to make a tackle with his head pointed down, and his helmet flies off. He falls to the ground and lies motionless. An assistant coach runs out onto the field. He kneels beside the boy, and the boy says, "I'm seriously...Read more