Barack Obama, that noted educational authority who’s taught public school for decades, has again blessed us with his expertise by touting longer incarceration for the victims. “[A] month [less in American classrooms each year, compared with such nations as Japan and Korea] makes a difference," he announced via that noted scholarly forum, NBC-TV’s Today.

Ralph ReilandWe raise taxes on things we want to discourage, like cigarettes, and we lower taxes on things we want to encourage, like education.

Walter WilliamsChristine O'Donnell, U.S. Senate candidate from Delaware, has faced considerable criticism and news media attention about her youthful association with witchcraft. Have we seen similar news media attention given to other politicians who have made bizarre remarks that border on gross stupidity — possibly lunacy?

Thomas SowellOne of the many slick tricks of the Obama administration was to insert a provision in the massive Obamacare legislation regulating people who sell gold. This had nothing to do with medical care but everything to do with sneaking in an extension of the government's power over gold, in a bill too big for most people to read.

Legend of the Guardian posterLegend of The Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, directed by Zack Snyder, is an animated film based upon the first three books in a series of 15 children's books called Guardians of Ga'Hoole.