Geraldine FerraroGeraldine Ferraro, the unknown Democrat congresswoman who became the first woman to run for Vice President on a major party ticket, died in Boston today at 10 a.m. She was 75 years old.

P.T. Barnum and Abraham Lincoln have both been credited with having that you can fool some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time, but you can never fool all of the people all of the time. Fortunately for politicians, they only have to worry about fooling a few of the people (those that actually vote) every few years.

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has a suggestion for raising money to fix the nation’s highways: tax drivers based on how many miles they drive each year.

Dr. Michael P. Farris (pictured) is Chancellor of Patrick Henry College and Chairman and General Counsel of the Home School Legal Defense Association. Since founding HSLDA in 1983, Dr. Farris has used his extensive experience in both politics and appellate litigation to defend parental rights and help grow the organization to over 80,000 member families with a staff of sixty.  As a constitutional attorney, Dr. Farris has argued before the United States Supreme Court, seven U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal, and ten state supreme courts.

Rick Scott, the new governor of Florida, is wasting little time in looking for constitutional and market-oriented ways of reducing the cost of health care. Scott was an executive over corporate hospitals before his current job as the state chief executive of Florida. He has real life experience in healthcare. Governor Scott has ordered a study to be completed before the end of the year analyzing the wisdom of turning public hospitals into private hospitals.