The recent elections, which gave Republicans control of both houses of Congress, clearly indicate a repudiation of much of Obama's agenda. But the question is whether the Republican majority has the courage to act on that repudiation and stop the president from running roughshod over the Constitution.

A recent study places the United States fifth among nations that have people with college degrees; we rank 12th in K-12 educational achievement, while once-impoverished South Korea now ranks first.

According to tests, less than half of New York public school students are college ready in the way of English, and less than 18 percent are college ready in mathematics.

Richie Richman is a name that perfectly describes the well-heeled financial position of Mr. Richman. President Obama squeezed in time before the midterm elections to hobnob with Richman and other millionaires and billionaires — in between Mr. Obama’s targeting of “the rich” for allegedly not paying their “fair share.”

Auditing the Federal Reverse would be a good place to start. If the full truth about the Fed were known, public sentiment aimed at having it abolished would mushroom.