World’s businessmen say: Quality of US education only ranks 22nd among world’s nations

I’ve been looking at some more data from ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2009-2010” from the World Economic Forum. The US rankings page, shows our country only ranked 22nd when business executives from around the world were asked, “How well does the educational system in your country meet the needs of a competitive economy?” Some of…

United we pay, divided we save

Sen.-elect Rand Paul has indicated that gridlock isn’t necessarily a bad thing, pointing out that debate is healthy and a divided government is less likely to spend money. As it turns out, Paul is on to something. A recent study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University shows that on average, divided government increases…