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  • Bumber Sticker

    01/22/2013 9:05:51 AM PST · by al baby · 47 replies
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  • Reading skills in steep decline

    01/04/2006 2:20:02 PM PST · by Graybeard58 · 130 replies · 3,605+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | January 4, 2006 | Editorial
    Are America's youth graduating from college with a language proficiency that goes beyond "duh"? That's a question that has puzzled educators and literary experts as they perused recent adult literary assessment results that show reading proficiency among college graduates has tumbled in the past decade. An astounded Michael Gorman, president of the American Library Association, said only 31 percent of college graduates can read a complex book and extrapolate from it. "That's not saying much for the remainder." Experts admit to not knowing how to explain the decline in reading comprehension. What's disturbing, said Mark S. Schneider, commissioner of the...
  • The Candidate With No Name

    07/29/2004 7:49:46 AM PDT · by stevejackson · 2 replies · 666+ views ^ | July 29, 2004 | Andrew Jaffee
    The Candidate With No Name By Andrew L. Jaffee, July 29, 2004 Home   Search   Forum   Terms ”Defeat Bush – VOTE In 2004!” I’ve seen more bumper-stickers with this platitude than I’ve seen ones that simply state, “Kerry/Edwards 2004.” While my liberal friends rarely mention Kerry and Edwards, they constantly remind me of how much they hate President Bush. This year, the politics of hate rule. The Left doesn’t even have a candidate. They are galvanized mainly by visceral hatred -- a hatred which stands on shaky assumptions, like the lies that Michael Moore sells as truths. In Fahrenheit 9/11, Moore insinuates that...