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11 Agencies Trump Slashes In His Budget Proposal

Aaron Bandler, President Donald Trump has just unveiled his first budget. It takes a hatchet to various departments and abolishes a multitude of agencies. While it won’t solve the country’s debt crisis, it is a good step toward eliminating unnecessary agencies and programs. Here are 11 agencies that Trump slashes in his budget. 1. National Endowment for

Help Betsy Help Students: Fight the NEA

Katie Kieffer, Watch out—Betsy DeVos is President Trump’s right-hand woman on educational reform—and she’s ready to drain the teachers’ union swamp. Beginning with the biggest: the National Education Association (NEA). “Shame! Shame! Shame!” protesters chanted as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made her first public visit to a U.S. public school, Jefferson Middle School Academy, in

Education Reform Expert Recommends Shutting Down Department of Education

Nancy J. Thorner, Vicki Alger, research fellow at the Independent Institute, delivered a speech at The Heartland Institute on February 1 about her new book, Failure: The Federal Misedukation of American ‘s Children. You can watch her presentation here. Alger ‘s research at the Independent Institute focuses on education reforms that provide a competitive education marketplace and increases parental control over their

Great New Leftist Idea: Don’t Pay Taxes Until the Electoral College is Abolished

Daniel Greenfield, The Trump Derangement Syndrome continues to claim sufferers as Time Mag publishes a rant that even DailyKos would have turned its nose up at. Remember when tax refusal was the province of the “right”? Now one man wants to bring it back to the left. 65 Million Americans Should Threaten to Not Pay Taxes… Until

Donald Trump eyeing Sylvester Stallone to chair National Endowment for the Arts?

That could be one rocky confirmation hearing. President-elect Donald Trump is reportedly considering actor Sylvester Stallone to chair the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Trump has not officially offered Stallone the position but reports indicate the actor could be “positively disposed to the idea.” A Trump rep told us, “No decision has been made here yet.”

Andy Schlafly: Could Hillary Hijack the Electoral College?

Remember when the liberals demanded that Donald Trump swear to accept the outcome of the presidential election? That was two months ago, when they were sure Trump would lose in a landslide. Now many of the same people are chanting that Trump is “not my president.” In the days following the November election, thousands of

Teachers Union Leaders Devastated that So Many Members Voted Trump

Warner Todd Huston, Despite the fact that teachers union bosses were all in for Hillary and made a heavy push for members to jump on the Clinton bandwagon, exit polls revealed that a large number of teachers ignored their leaders and voted for Trump. Now union officials are engaging in finger pointing and recriminations. Union

This Is How Much Obamacare Premiums Are Going Up by State

Premiums will increase at an average of 25 percent across the 39 states serviced by the online marketplace, according to the Obama administration. Even worse, around 20 percent of consumers, or one in five, will only have one insurer to choose from in the marketplace. Premiums are tripling. This doesn’t even include the large deductibles

Questions Of Race And Charter Schools Divide Education Reformers

What does it mean to declare that #blacklivesmatter in education? Last month the Movement for Black Lives, representing elements of the Black Lives Matter movement and related groups, issued a detailed policy platform denouncing what it called “corporate-backed,” “market driven” “privatization” in school reform, and helped set off a furor over this question. Under the

160 black leaders slam NAACP, ‘civil rights’ group’s opposition to more school choice

Victor Skinner, WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of more than 160 black leaders is demanding that the NAACP call off its planned push for national moratorium on charter schools by highlighting the benefits of school choice for black families. The NAACP, a self-described “civil rights” group, in July announced plans to call for a national

Trump Education Plan Brings Opportunity for the Poor

Edmund Kozak, Promises ‘national mission’ to provide quality education options for every disadvantaged child. Donald Trump proved once again that despite liberal hysteria about alleged racist dog-whistling, he truly does desire to make America great again for all Americans. The Trump campaign announced on Thursday four proposals to improve educational opportunities for American children, including

Phyllis Schlafly: Setback for the Transgender Agenda

With the start of a new school year this month, public schools across the nation were all set to enforce new rights for “transgender” students. That’s the trendy new term for confused kids who claim their “gender identity” is different from their biological sex. At the end of the last school year, the U.S. Department