Where’s “Efficiency?”

My previous post about the US Secretary of Education pushing California to raise taxes gave me an idea. When the private sector faces economically tough times, they really work on efficiency of operations. I wondered if terms like “efficiency” and “efficient” were showing up in recent news releases from Washington and Frankfort educators. I started…

Washington Missing Taxpayer Message

– We can’t afford more – But, we do deserve better facts Several days ago, California voters rejected further hikes in school taxes. Considering the especially severe economic situation out there, with things like house values and overall personal wealth plummeting, that isn’t hard to understand – unless you are an educator – even the…

Tastes like a game of chicken

California voters decided Wednesday to force state lawmakers to cut spending rather than vote in massive tax increases on themselves. State officials responded by “threatening” to cut spending. The feds are very likely to respond with a huge California bailout, which is a shame. After listening to all the big government caterwauling about inevitable disaster…