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Star Parker: Ben Carson on America's Education Challenge

ricksmom Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 4:08 PM
Let the liberals begin the example with them. How many month's salary are they will to give up? How much of their liberal retirement will they give up? Will Obama start paying for Air Force One and Two when he and his family vacations? Like Warren Buffet they are vultures who have the audacity to assume we can pay a cent more. They are taking it from us on gasoline, utilities, food and every other commedity we use and every other sevice we need. How many of these hypocrites will relinquish their health care and accept Obamacare? It's really easy for those getting that check from the government to sustain themselves but their sustenance is dependent on us and we are the real middle class and cannot affort anymore taxes or restrictions

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...