Adam B. Schaeffer

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Media Matters' Misguided Gloating over FBN Shake Up

In what amounted to a media “night of the long knives,” last week Fox Business Network abruptly cancelled its three politics-oriented prime-time shows and starting February 20th will replace them with repeats of its earlier 5-8pm business related lineup.  It would appear that

Is Bachmann the New (Small-'R') Republican Mother?

Sabrina Schaeffer (close relation*) has a thought-provoking article up on NRO today about republicanism, gender and how Michele Bachmann might represent an emerging modern republican motherhood. What’s that? Here’s the gist, but its well-worth the full read: “The Republican Mother’s

Indiana Voucher Law: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels signed an expansive new voucher law today. It’s a disaster for educational freedom. Read the full explanation here. The voucher program has been widely praised as a momentous victory for school choice and Gov. Mitch Daniels

Sen. DeMint Taking the Lead on Education Reform In South Carolina

South Carolina is one of the few states where school choice supporters have been working to pass a great education tax credit program that’s broad-based and well-structured (please excuse me if I sound like a cattle-breeder or wine-taster). Senator Jim

All of Your Money Belongs to the State. . .NRO Edition!

I have to say, I never thought I’d read a blogger on NRO endorse the notion that all of the money you earn belongs to the state. I certainly never thought that read it twice in a year. But here

All of Your Money Belongs to the State

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States heard arguments in an appeal of a 9th Circuit decision, Winn v Garriott, a challenge to one of Arizona’s education tax credit programs. It’s been getting more press than I’d expected, in

Has Obama Lost Black Voters on Policy?

President Obama still gets overwhelming support from black, largely Democratic voters. His support hovers around 90 percent despite the economy and high unemployment. But a new poll out hints that Obama might have lost black voters on policy . .