Knight Errant

Grade inflation: a growing myth

April 1, 2008


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I can't go a single mid-quarter grade report without my dad moaning about the state of grade inflation in schools. Although high schoolers may get higher grades than they used to, it is in my opinion that grade inflation does not exist. Even though I do get A's, it doesn't mean that I do not work...

Political experience isn’t everything

March 17, 2008


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Experience? Plenty of people on Capitol Hill have experience. Ted Kennedy’s been passing legislation since the 1960s, John Kerry’s been involved in his anti-war activism since the 70s, and Karl Rove’s been the brainchild of the Republican party for decades. Read More »...

Is flip flopping so terrible?

Is flip flopping so terrible?

March 16, 2008


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I don’t mind flip-floppers. I know, I’m condoning the biggest sin in American politics, but before you toss this paper and your neighbor’s away in a flurry of disbelief, think about what it really means for a politician to stick with his or her stances religiously. Read More »...

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