Category: The Forum

Friday Facts: July 30th, 2010

It’s Friday!     Quotable – “Facebook now has more than 500 million users, which may help explain why unemployment is around 10 percent.” – Jimmy Kimmel – “Would it not be better to simplify the system of taxation rather than to spread it over such a variety of subjects and pass through so many new hands.” â€“ Thomas Jefferson   Health – Experience keeps a dear school … Britain’s National Health Service, is rethinking the importance of the doctor-patient relationship just as the USA is taking a sharp left turn toward more centralized government control over health care, Grace Marie Turner writes in the National Review Online. Responding to consumerism, Britain is proposing more power to local doctors and… View Article

Friday Facts: July 23rd, 2010

It’s Friday!   Quotable – “The king’s cheese is half wasted in parings; but no matter, ’tis made of the people’s milk.” –  Benjamin Franklin – “According to a study by the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., has the highest concentration of smart people in the United States. Let’s see: We have a mess in the Gulf, we have a dysfunctional Homeland Security, and we are $13 trillion in debt. Imagine how bad it would be if these people weren’t geniuses.” –  Jay Leno   Education – Back to school: Georgia’s new retirement opportunity has some teachers considering a classroom return, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Some Georgia charter schools will offer a new perk –  a 401(k) retirement plan with immediate coverage â€“… View Article

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