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Star Parker: Ben Carson on America's Education Challenge

edgegroove Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 1:12 AM
I think you mean "The non-establishment clause," which was specifically meant to protect the church from the government.

In the midst of the third presidential debate in Florida, which was supposedly about foreign policy, President Barack Obama interjected a few words about American education.

The rationale was not unreasonable. A better-educated America will be a better-performing and more internationally competitive America.

"Let's talk about what we need to compete. ... Let's take an example that we know is going to make a difference in the 21st century and that's our education policy," he said.

Unfortunately, as is so often the case with politicians, what we hear...